NICHELLE L. WOMBLE, ESQ.

Nichelle L. Womble, Esq.

Biography

Nichelle L. Womble, Esq. obtained her Juris Doctor degree with Summa Cum Laude honors
from the Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale,
Florida.  She has previously served with the Counsel on American Islamic Relations office in
Philadelphia where she fought for social justice and equality under the direction of Staff
Attorney Timothy Welbeck. She has also interned with the Illinois Prison Project which focuses
on Commutations and Clemency Petitions for unfairly incarcerated individuals From Aug 2020-
Aug 2021. Her practice areas include; Sports/Business, Civil Rights, Title IX/Student Defense,
Criminal, Civil, & Juvenile, Employment, and Administrative Law.

Ms. Womble was inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi in 2020 for ranking in the
top 4 of her 3L class out of 181 students. She is a member of Phi Alpha Delta Society of
Scholars. She served as the Director of Communications for National BLSA and Director of
Administration for the National Bar Association Law Student Division. She was a member
candidate for Journal of Complex Litigation at St. Thomas Law in Miami and Senior Editor for
BLSA’s southern division journal, Southern Journal of Policy and Justice, Vol. XV.

Aside from her legal background Ms. Womble has extensive experience working with sports
teams and athletes as well. She has acted as General Manager and General Counsel for semi pro
teams in Florida and is also a licensed FIBA agent.

In her free time Ms. Womble devotes her time to her family, spending time with her twin boys
and parents and love of sports. She enjoys cooking, traveling, painting, drawing, and outdoor
adventures like fishing; boating; etc.

Education
Purdue Global, M.S. Forensic Psychology, Anticipated 2024
Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

J.D. 2021
Summa Cum Laude
University of Miami M.S.E.d Sports Administration 2017

 Past Positions
Council on American Islamic Relations office in Philadelphia, Attorney/Law Clerk
Illinois Prison Project, Intern Law Clerk
Broward County Public Defender, Assistant Public Defender
Tampa Bay Panthers Semi Pro Women’s Basketball Team, General Counsel

Bar Admissions
Florida,2021
Washington D.C, 2022
 Federal Courts of the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

Professional Associations
National Bar Association
National Police Accountability Project
National Lawyers Guild, LGBTQ Bar Association
Broward County Bar Association and Miami-Dade bar Association
Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers
National Association of Women Lawyers
Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association
American Bar Association

Washington Council of Lawyers
The Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Gwen S. Cherry Bar Association
TJ Reddick Bar Association

Honors
Elite Attorney Award 2022
National Society of Leadership and Success
The Society for Collegiate
Leadership & Achievement
Phi Sigma Pi
Psi Chi International Honor Society
Golden Key Honor Society
Alpha Beta Kappa
Dean’s list
Cali book award Criminal Procedure Fall’20
Phi Kappa Phi
Pro bono Honors 300+
Dean’s Certificate of Professionalism
Publications
Birth of a Monster St. Thomas Law Review Volume 33 Race and Policing in America (2020)
HOW FALSE ACCUSATIONS OF RAPE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AFFECT THE
LIVES OF BLACK MALE ATHLETES: ANALYSIS OF A FLAWED TITLE IX, Published in
the Florida Entertainment and Sports Law Review’s Inaugural Issue (2022).

Current Employment Position

Associate

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