Bogle & Chang law firm is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, NIKIKI T. BOGLE, Esq. has been named by New England Super Lawyers magazine as a Massachusetts Rising Star Attorney, one of the top up and coming attorneys in Massachusetts in 2010. Each year, only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor from Super Lawyers. Meeting Rising Stars’ stringent criteria, Ms. Bogle has been recognized for her expertise in Immigration, Criminal Defense and Entertainment law.
Rising Stars are lawyers who have been nominated as the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less in their state. The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, Minn. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi- phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research and a peer review of candidates by practice area. Prior to final selection, each candidate is fully reviewed by the publication’s research staff as well. The point totals from the general survey and research process are then added to arrive at a final tally. The lawyers are ranked by point totals and those with the highest point totals are named to the Rising Stars list.
Nikiki T. Bogle, Esq., serves as Chair of the Immigration, Criminal Defense and Entertainment Law Practice Groups. Ms. Bogle is an experienced litigator with extensive criminal trial experience, having conducted over 100 trials before both juries and judges. Prior to Bogle & Chang, she was an Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston, Massachusetts. She served as a Point Prosecutor for Child Abuse, Domestic Violence and Identity Fraud, in Boston’s busiest courts. Ms. Bogle was also an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Attorney General, Criminal Division, in Wilmington, Delaware.
Ms. Bogle is a member of several professional organizations, including serving as President of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA) from 2007-2008. She is the Co-Chair of the Removal Defense Committee, Immigration Law Section, Boston Bar Association for 2010-2012 and a Section Council for the Criminal Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Jamaican American Bar Association North East, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Back Women Attorneys and Boston Bar Association.
In addition, Ms. Bogle is the President and Founder of the Caribbean Education Foundation, Inc. (CEF), a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides scholarships to poor children in Jamaica and the remaining Caribbean to attend schools and receive a quality education in the developing world.
Ms. Bogle earned her Juris Doctor degree with Dean’s List distinction from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC. She was awarded her Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, in both International Affairs and Political Science from the Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. She is a member of the elite academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa.
Ms. Bogle was born and raised in Jamaica. She attended St. Hugh’s High School in Kingston, Jamaica, before migrating to the United States. She is a frequent speaker and panelist on Immigration and Criminal Justice issues.