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(781) 593-1952


New Hampshire Office
(603) 903-1011

Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort
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Nicole M. Bluefort – Managing Partner

Attorney Nicole Bluefort is known for her aggressive representation. She is an experienced trial attorney who leads a general practice law firm with offices in Lynn and Boston, Massachusetts, and Manchester, New Hampshire. She practices in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Attorney Bluefort focuses on family law, criminal defense, probate, and general litigation. She served as an Adjunct Professor at North Shore Community College’s ABA Approved Paralegal Program where she taught Civil Litigation, Legal Research, and Field Placement.

Her education is extensive and impressive: a graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Hispanic Studies, Northeastern University School of Law with a Juris Doctor, and Tufts University School of Medicine with a Master’s degree in Public Health. After graduating from law school, Nicole completed a two-year term as a judicial clerk for the first African American to be appointed to the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Judge Frederick Brown.

Nicole is featured on billboards throughout the North Shore and Boston, has appeared on major networks such as CNN, ESPN, and FOX, and has commented on various legal issues in the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Her list of achievements include: being named to the North Shore Community College’s Board of Trustees by Governor Charlie Baker, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Top Women of Law 2018, National Bar Association’s Top 40 Under 40 – Nation’s Best Advocates, The Network Journal’s “40 Under Forty Achievers” Award, President’s Marathon Challenge Award for Community-Based Research, Denise Carty-Bennia Memorial Bar Award, Woman of the Week for 97.7 FM, 2019 Business Woman of the Year Award from the Greater Lynn Chamber of Commerce, and she was recently awarded the prestigious Ida B. Wells Award from the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys.

Nicole has served on the board of the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, volunteers as an expert guest speaker at Northeastern University’s Business School, Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association and Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys. She is a member of the Boston Bar Association, National Bar Association, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys, Boston Business Women Network, New Hampshire Bar Association.

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Jasmine Wells – Partner

Jasmine Wells is a partner and specializes in family law, employment law, and estate planning. Before joining The Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort, Jasmine was an Adjunct Professor at Eastern Nazarene College, teaching adult education law courses including Employment Law, Negotiation and Conflict Dispute Resolution, and Business Law.

Jasmine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Spelman College and a Juris Doctor from Vermont Law School (VLS). During her time at VLS, Jasmine was a VLS Merit Scholar and Honors Law Clerk at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar.

Jasmine is known for her personalized approach, responsiveness, and her ability to resolve difficult disputes.

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Claudia Augustin – Senior Associate Attorney

Claudia Augustin is a senior associate attorney with a strong academic background and extensive experience in various areas of law. She graduated from Tufts University where she earned her undergraduate degree, and went on to pursue her Juris Doctorate from Suffolk Law School.

Driven by her passion for advocacy and conflict resolution, Claudia pursued a post-doctoral program at the prestigious Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. This unique opportunity allowed her to gain a comprehensive understanding of the intersection between law and policy, further enhancing her legal expertise.

A member of the Massachusetts Bar since 2011, Claudia has practiced in diverse areas of law, including family law, corporate law, intellectual property, civil litigation, and real estate, to name a few. She has actively engaged in pro bono work, providing legal assistance to underserved communities. Most recently she oversaw the New England Legal Foundation’s Pro Bono Bank, matching donated legal services with minority-owned businesses that would otherwise be unable to obtain legal services.

Claudia’s broad experience has equipped her with a well-rounded perspective and a versatile skill set, enabling her to provide comprehensive legal solutions to her clients.

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Greg Mistikawi – Associate Attorney

Greg Mistikawi is an associate attorney at our firm who practices within a variety of different areas of law including landlord/tenant, property disputes, family law, and other civil matters. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of South Carolina and went on to graduate from the Charleston School of Law, where he achieved Presidential Honors.

Greg is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar and has prior experience in criminal law as well as mass tort litigation. Greg’s favorite part about being an attorney at the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort is being able to provide a resolution to clients who are going through a difficult time in their lives. He strives to provide strong and dependable legal representation to each client.
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Rafaela G. Serrano – Of Counsel Attorney

Rafaela G. Serrano calls it “powerful” to have a means to support clients in resolving their legal matters. As an independent attorney, she handles immigration cases for the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort.

Rafaela began practicing law in her home country of Brazil, where she earned her law degree from Estácio De Sá University in Rio de Janeiro. She holds a Master of Laws degree from Northeastern University School of Law and is pursuing a Master of Management degree with a focus on non-profit and public management from Cambridge College, both in Boston.

Practicing as an independent attorney allows Rafaela to maintain her commitments to community organizations. She volunteers weekly at the Brazilian Worker Center in Boston, which fights for the social, economic, and safety rights of domestic and non-domestic workers. And she sits on the board of directors for the non-profit Community Dispute Settlement Center in Cambridge.

Rafaela also specializes in international business law, counseling companies looking to establish their businesses in Brazil. She speaks fluent English and Portuguese and is proficient in Spanish.

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Tabitha Bolden – Of Counsel Attorney

Tabitha A. Bolden works of counsel assisting the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort with criminal cases. Tabitha has worked almost exclusively on criminal cases throughout her career, first for the Committee for Public Counsel Services and now as a private attorney with the Law Offices of Tabitha A. Bolden.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree from The University of North Carolina and a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law with a concentration in litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Tabitha’s focus is showing each client the kindness, compassion, and honesty that they deserve as they navigate this difficult time in their lives.

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Crystal Cameron – Senior Paralegal & Office Manager

Crystal Cameron is a senior paralegal who has specializes in all aspects of litigation. Before joining the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort, Crystal was civil litigation paralegal and a foreclosure paralegal.

Crystal attended Texas Tech University and has taken numerous classes throughout the years to future her education.

Crystal is a compassionate person who is always willing to go above and beyond to help a client understand the process of litigation. Her experience is in civil, estate planning, criminal, probate, family, and personal injury.

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Chinma Nnadozie-Okananwa – Paralegal

Chinma Nnadozie-Okananwa is a dedicated paralegal at our firm, bringing a unique blend of academic excellence and a compassionate approach to her role. She holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in English from Northeastern University, where she honed her analytical and communication skills, which are crucial in the legal field.

Growing up as the daughter of two healthcare workers, Chinma developed a deep-seated commitment to service and a genuine passion for helping others. This background instilled in her the importance of hospitality, empathy, and patience—qualities that she seamlessly integrates into her professional life.

Chinma excels in providing comprehensive support to our attorneys, ensuring that every client receives meticulous attention and care. Her ability to navigate complex legal documents with precision and her unwavering dedication to assisting everyday people with their everyday problems make her an invaluable asset to our team.

Chinma’s well-rounded perspective and commitment to making a positive impact are evident in all aspects of her work at the firm.

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Sasha Mena – Legal Secretary

Sasha Mena is a bilingual legal secretary effective and experienced in general law office procedures and provides the office support required to assist our clients and attorneys with all legal matters.

As a second generation immigrant, Sasha understands the unique challenges individuals and families face and takes pride in helping all clients, especially assisting Spanish speaking individuals understand their rights and solutions to their problems.
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Sofia Olivera – Legal Secretary

Sofia Olivera is a legal secretary at our firm, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Drew University in New Jersey and holds a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution from UMASS Boston. In 2019, Sofia honed her mediation skills at the Quincy District Court, where she practiced as a mediator. She is passionate about mediation and leverages her extensive training to ensure our clients receive the highest level of service.

In her spare time, Sofia is dedicated to learning German and enjoys listening to podcasts on global affairs. Her commitment to continuous learning and her expertise in conflict resolution make her an invaluable asset to our team.

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Susan Jackson – Legal Administrative Assistant

Susan is a legal administrative assistant, bringing a wealth of experience in Estate Planning, Probate Filing, and Business Entity maintenance to our team. Susan’s journey into the legal realm began after decades of dedicated service in the tech industry, where she honed her skills in organization, attention to detail, and client care.

Susan obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, laying the foundation for her multifaceted career. With a passion for helping clients secure their futures, Susan is committed to guiding them through the intricacies of estate planning, ensuring their wishes are meticulously documented and legally sound.

With her unwavering dedication and expertise, Susan Jackson is an invaluable asset to our firm, helping clients build a solid foundation for a secure future.

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Linda Fobert – Legal Administrative Assistant

Linda Fobert is a legal administrative assistant on our administrative support team here at our law firm. Linda’s role is instrumental in ensuring smooth operations for our attorneys, senior paralegals, office manager, legal secretaries, and most importantly, our valued clients.

A graduate of Plymouth State University, Linda’s dedication to excellence extends beyond her formal education. She’s continuously expanded her knowledge through numerous continuing education classes, keeping her real estate license up to date and enhancing her skill set to better serve our clientele.

With a solid background in real estate office administration and property management, Linda brings a wealth of practical experience to her role. Her proficiency in various software programs empowers her to efficiently organize and present vast amounts of information and data to our attorneys and staff in a format that’s both comprehensive and easily understandable.

Clients can rest assured knowing that Linda is diligently working behind the scenes to support them in all legal matters. Whether it’s coordinating appointments, managing correspondence, or handling administrative tasks, Linda’s attention to detail and commitment to excellence ensures that our team operates seamlessly, providing the highest level of service to our valued clients.

Our Approach

Our approach Is simple – we strive to provide you The Best Legal Solution.

It does not matter what kind of legal issues you are facing.

Get in touch with the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort and we will help find a solution to your problem quickly and effectively.

Be it property conflicts, accident law, divorce settlements or business contracting – we have all the resources available to provide you exceptional and personalized legal services..

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Top 5 Reasons to Choose
the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort

Our aim is to provide you the best legal services with a committed and friendly attitude.

Comprehensive Services for Every Legal Matter

Our legal services are not limited to just one area but we deal with a variety of diverse cases. Be it accident law and personal injury, family law or business law, criminal law or real estate services – we cover it all. So, whether you want to draft your will, are going through a painful divorce or need help setting up a new business, just contact the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort and we will find a feasible solution for you.

Unmatched Dedication and Sincerity

Dedication and complete attention to your case is one thing that sets us apart in the industry.

At the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort, every member of the staff is committed to provide exceptional service and dedicated support from the very first meeting so you can attain complete peace of mind.

Attorney Nicole M. Bluefort personally stresses upon the importance of one-on-one communication and makes sure every client receives personal attention and above average service. This is the main reason for the law firm’s credible reputation in the area. Most of the firm’s clients are also referred by former clients because of our unmatched level of dedication and professionalism.

Exceptional Legal Skills and Talent

Attorney Nicole M. Bluefort's impressive resume is another reason that makes our firm the best choice for a variety of legal issues.

Aside from a degree in law, Attorney Nicole M. Bluefort also holds a Masters degree in Public Health from the Tufts University School of Medicine.

This dual background in Law and Public Health works in her advantage as she has a deeper understanding of health-related legal issues such as health law, disability law, elderly law, environmental and energy law, family law, food and drug law, genetics law, and medical malpractice.

She also has a vast experience of working with some of the best legal names in the country and has served in both public and private Law.

She holds work experience at the Massachusetts Appeals Court, United States District Court, United States Attorney's Office, and was an Adjunct Professor of Litigation (Civil Trial and Appellate Practice) and Field Placement Seminar in an ABA-Approved Paralegal Program.

Born and raised in North shore, she not only has a keen insight over the local issues but is also actively involved in social services and community work.

Responsive and Friendly Attitude

Personal attention from your legal attorney when you are already facing issues can be extremely helpful. To make sure that all our clients stay stress free, we are available both during business hours and upon appointment.

Attorney Nicole M. Bluefort is readily available to listen to all your queries and suggestions and we strive to create a long term relationship based on mutual understanding with every client that we serve.

Complete Satisfaction

At the Law Offices of Nicole M. Bluefort, our motto is to provide personalized services to ensure client satisfaction. We don’t rush with a case – instead, we will listen carefully to your concerns, duly explain all the available options and legal processes pertaining to your situation and then advice you on the best direction to move in. Contact us today for a consultation and discover the best legal solution to ease your worries.