Nicole Blais joined Barron & Redding as an Associate in September 2019. Nicole grew up in Bay County and graduated from the International Baccalaureate Program at Rutherford High School. After high school, Nicole pursued her undergraduate studies at the University of West Florida, where she majored in Psychology and earned both the Junior and Senior Psychology Excellence Awards. She graduated in May 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Nicole attended law school at Florida State University and received her Juris Doctor in May 2014. While at FSU, Nicole served as a Certified Legal Intern for the Public Interest Law Center, where she gained invaluable litigation experience by representing indigent members of the community.
Prior to joining Barron & Redding, Nicole served as a Senior Attorney for the Department of Children and Families. Nicole’s primary focus was representing the State in child welfare cases and advocating for the child’s best interest during contested trials and hearings. Nicole also has experience as an attorney in personal injury litigation.
Nicole’s practice is focused on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, contract disputers, and civil litigation. She is a member of the St. Andrew Bay Inn of Court and the Florida Bar. Nicole is licensed to practice law in the state courts of Florida and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.