John Nicholas ("Nick") Schweitzer
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John Nicholas ("Nick") Schweitzer is a playwright, semi-retired attorney, and amateur scientist in Madison, Wisconsin.

As an Administrative Law Judge for the Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing for 20 years he heard cases involving alleged unprofessional conduct by members of state-licensed professions. As a Supreme Court Referee he continues to hear cases involving alleged unprofessional conduct by attorneys.

As an Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School for 10 years, he taught Professional Responsibility (Ethics) and Comparative Legal Systems.

As a Playwright, 8 of his full-length dramas and 6 shorter works have been produced, mostly in southern Wisconsin, but also in Austin, Texas.

As an amateur scientist, he has installed timelines and other temporary exhibits in a local Madison park, collaborated with the U.W. Space Place on Planet Trek Dane County, which is now a permanent installation, and presented a Science and Reason Booth at the Dane County Fair in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Nick is currently the President of Playwrights Ink in Madison and a member of the Dramatists Guild.