Nicole graduated from Clemson University in 2010 and received her J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 2014. While in law school, she was a member of the Mock Trial team, served a term as Treasurer of the Student Bar Association, and received two CALI Awards for Academic Excellence in Legal Writing and Transactional Drafting. Nicole began her legal career as an Assistant Solicitor in Gwinnett County. She has first-chaired jury trials and bench trials, argued motions, and has extensive experience in plea negotiations.