Nick was born and raised on Des Moines' south side and graduated from Dowling Catholic High School in 2000. In 2004, Nick graduated Magna Cum Laude from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in History. While Nick attended the University of Iowa Law School, he clerked at the Federal Public Defender's Offices for the Northern District of California and for the Southern District of Iowa. Nick graduated from the University of Iowa School of Law in May 2007.
In the summer of 2007 Nick moved to Florida, took the Florida Bar Exam and became employed at the Hillsborough County Public Defender's Office in Tampa from August 2007 to October 2008 as a general trial attorney. Nick successfully defended a number of defendants through trial during his time in this position. In October 2008 Nick decided to return to his hometown, was admitted to the Iowa bar, and joined a private law firm where he was in general practice with an emphasis on criminal defense. Nick remains licensed to practice in both Florida and Iowa.
Nick joined the Stowers Law Firm in April 2010. Throughout his time at the Stowers Law Firm, Nick practiced primarily in the State and Federal Courts of Iowa working hundreds of criminal cases, ranging from federal drug and pornography cases to state traffic tickets. Nick also argued numerous cases at the Iowa Supreme Court and Iowa Court of Appeals. In January 2014, Nick became a named partner at Stowers & Sarcone, PLC. While now a partner, Nick's work has not changed and he continues to represent client's charged with serious crimes who need zealous and skilled representation. Nick remains dedicated to achieving the very best outcomes for his clients.