Practice Area(s)
Adoption, Appeals, Arbitration and Mediation, Family Law, Marital and Family Law
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For more than 20 years, Houston divorce attorney John “Bo” Nichols has practiced family law, including divorce, child custody, and property division cases. As a native Houstonian, Bo’s name precedes him in the courtroom. Well respected by peers and held to the utmost trust by his clients, Bo is one of the AV Preeminent® family law attorneys locally, statewide, and nationally as recognized by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™.* To add to his repertoire, Bo is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Since 2009, Bo has been recognized by Woodward/White, Inc. as one of The Best Lawyers in America® in family law by Best Lawyers and Co., LLC. Additionally, Thomson Reuters has selected him to Texas Super Lawyers since 2005 and H Texas magazine recognized him among Houston’s Top Lawyers.

Bo holds the prestigious position of Senior Faculty Member at the National Family Law Trial Institute, a peer educational organization well known for its rigorous program dedicated to honing the trial skills of divorce lawyers from all over the United States. He is also a member of several organizations and is a fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and the Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists. 

With that said, if asked what Bo believed to be his greatest accomplishment, without hesitation he would say – “My three daughters!” 

* Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.