Nick attended the University of Texas at Austin for college and the University of Utah for law school.
In law school, Nick interned for United States District Judge Clark Waddoups and worked in the appellate division of the Salt Lake Legal Defender Association. After graduating from law school, Nick worked as a Research and Writing Specialist and later as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Southern District of Texas. He then returned to Utah to clerk for Judge Waddoups. After clerking, Nick worked at an Am-Law 200 law firm and later a well-respected boutique litigation and employment firm in Salt Lake City.
He is licensed to practice in both Utah and Texas.