Prior to joining ADJT, Nick was a law clerk to Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson of the Supreme Court of Texas. After clerking for Chief Justice Jefferson, Nick served for four years as the first law clerk to Magistrate Judge Silvia Carreño-Coll of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. In that role, Nick oversaw civil jury trials and specialized hearings, such as patent claim-construction proceedings, and drafted dozens of opinions in complex commercial disputes. Nick received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He received his bachelor’s degree, with highest honors, from the University of Texas at Austin.