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Overview

Nicole is an experienced paralegal assisting clients and legal teams with toxic tort and product liability matters.

Although she now focuses her skills on issues of asbestos litigation, Nicole has a broad range of experience in paralegal work. For nearly two decades, she has helped clients and attorneys in and out of the courtroom with cases as diverse as real estate, private wealth, corporate transactions, insurance litigation, construction and design, and Title IX defense. Nicole facilitates cases at all stages: from file to trial, and through appeal.

Nicole has a special interest and experience in large document databases, and the efficiency, innovation and cost efficiency they can afford clients. She has a wide range of software knowledge for moving client matters forward, and has managed and maintained database systems of more than 10 million documents.


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Education

  • B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    • Dean’s List
    • Department scholarship

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • State Bar of Texas, Paralegal Division, 2016-2017
  • Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association, 2013-2017
  • Florida Registered Paralegal, 2008-2009
Experience
  • Served on the team that defeated temporary restraining order during a four-day hearing in Dallas County that would have released 2200+ inmates irrespective of offense, sentencing or risk to general population.
  • Maintained and managed database consisting of over 10 million documents, working closely with vendors: searched, prepared privilege and production logs, and reviewed database documents.
  • Facilitated all aspects of 150-claim litigation docket for insurance client following Hurricane Ike. All claims were settled favorably for client.
  • Assisted legal team in class action litigation involving 99 securities cases against insurance client concerning Madoff annuity investments. Case was settled favorably for insurance company.
News Releases | May 28, 2020
Husch Blackwell Named CLOC's Inaugural Legal Innovation in Operations Project Award Winner

Husch Blackwell is believed to be the only law firm to date to be recognized by both the CLOC LIO Project and ACC Value Champion award series for its ability to implement legal solutions that cut spending, improve predictability and achieve better outcomes.

Outside the Office

At her father’s urging, Nicole feels lucky to have lived on an organic farm in Shanagarry, County Cork, Ireland, for five months, attending the Ballymaloe Cookery School. She graduated with high honors from an intensive culinary certificate course run by celebrity chef Darina Allen. After working for a short time in a fine-dining establishment, she still enjoys the takeaways: baking breads and croissants. She also learned easier methods toward both elaborate French cooking and old family recipes.

Nicole also enjoys black-and-white landscape photography.

Community Leadership

Nicole has volunteered her time and talents to a wide range of charitable organizations, including the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Texas Children’s Hospital and a local domestic abuse shelter.

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