Russel Nichols

Russel Nichols

Russel Nichols is the Director of the Expungement Clinic and the Inmate Assistance program at the University of Akron Law School. He is also an Assistant Public Defender with the Summit County Legal Defender’s Office. Attorney Nichols received his J.D. from The University of Akron School of Law and his B.A. from The Ohio State University.


Understanding how criminal records are sealed

By: and - February 14, 2020

Eligible offenders convicted of certain types of crimes can ask the court to expunge, or seal, their convictions. If the court seals a conviction, that conviction is no longer in the public record. Courts seal records so that eligible offenders can move on with their lives without the stigma of a criminal conviction. Qualifying for […]