N. Nickolas Jackson
- Class Action & Mass Torts
- Class Action Defense
- Commercial Litigation
- Defective Products
- Personal Injury
- Premises Liability
- Wrongful Death
Attorney Nick Jackson’s practice primarily focuses on complex litigation including multidistrict litigation, class action litigation, mass torts, and personal injury matters.
Nick Jackson is a native of Phenix City, Alabama, and is a product of Phenix City Public Schools. After graduating from Central High School at the top of his class, Nick continued his education at Auburn University where he was a Spirit of Auburn Scholarship recipient. In just three years Nick graduated cum laude with a degree in Finance.
During his time at Auburn, Nick served in various roles at The Finley Firm, including positions in marketing and as a legal assistant.
After graduating from Auburn, Nick enrolled in law school on scholarship at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law where he graduated as one of the youngest members of his graduating class. Nick received his Juris Doctor cum laude and graduated in the top 7% of his class. Nick also received “Scholar of Merit” awards, or the highest grade, in two classes: Constitutional Law II and Pre-Trial Practice and Procedure.
While at Cumberland, Nick served as a Judge Abraham Caruther’s Fellow, Chairman of the Cordell Hull Speaker’s Forum, and as Managing Editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy—the nation’s oldest law review dedicated to the art of trial advocacy.
Aside from Nick’s work at The Finley Firm, his prior employment also includes work as a law clerk for one of the nation’s most prestigious complex litigation law firms. Nick also served as a judicial extern for the Hon. R. David Proctor, a judge for the Northern District of Alabama and formerly of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. Nick’s externship focused on the judicial administration of multidistrict litigation.
Nick is a lifetime member of the Auburn Alumni Association. When he is not working, Nick enjoys spending time with his family, watching Auburn football and basketball, and duck hunting. Nick also loves Alabama history and is the creator of a former exhibit at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nick’s exhibit highlighted the roles of women and African Americans in Alabama’s contributions to the war effort.
- Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
- Honors: cum laude
- B.S., Finance, Auburn University, cum laude, Auburn, Georgia
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
- Supreme Court of Georgia
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- Supreme Court of Alabama
- U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
- Member, Alabama State Bar
- Member, Georgia State Bar
- Member, Auburn Alumni Association
- Phenix City Mayor’s Education and Charity Ball Committee, Chair, Fundraising Committee
- Secretary, The Phoenix Initiative