Nicole Bradick is Potomac Law Group’s Director of Strategic Initiatives and Development.  Nicole oversees new client acquisition and marketing activities for the firm.  In addition, she focuses on the firm’s strategic growth.  Nicole regularly speaks and writes on issues related to the changing legal marketplace and legal innovation.  She has received recognition as an ABA Journal “Legal Rebel” in 2012 and was named to the Fastcase 50 list in 2014. Prior to shifting her focus to the business of law, Nicole was a litigator focusing primarily on federal appellate work, education law and commercial litigation.  She was also a law clerk to Hon. James B. Haines, Jr. of the United States Bankruptcy Court.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Custom Counsel, LLC, Founder/CEO
  • Murray, Plumb & Murray, Litigation Attorney

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Fastcase 50 Winner, 2014
  • ABA Journal “Legal Rebel,” 2012
  • New England Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” 2012, 2013

PUBLICATIONS AND SPEECHES

  • Panelist, “The Intersection of Law and Innovation,” Maine Startup & Create Week (June 2014)
  • “All Rise: The Era of Legal Startups is Now in Session,” Venture Beat (April 2014)
  • “Lessons From Formula One – 5 Way to Advance Women in the Law,” LexisNexis (March 2014)
  • “Starting from Scratch” – a presentation on the opportunity presented to new firms who are able to start with a blank slate, Reinvent Law NYC (February 2014)
  • “Alternative Practice Models in the New Normal,” Clio webinar, (February 2014)
  • “New Options for Outside Legal Services: Using Low-Overhead Outside Counsel for Increased Value and Responsiveness,” Virginia State Bar (February 2014)
  • “Out with the Old, In with the New – Changing Law Firm Models,” LexisNexis (February 2014)
  • Contributor to “New Law New Rules – A conversation about the future of the legal services industry,” Beaton Capital (December 2013)
  • Guest lecturer, Solo Practice University (March 2013)
  • “Freelance Law: Providing Solutions to Modern Day Practice Dilemmas,” Maine Bar Journal (February 2012)

LANGUAGES

  • Arabic (conversational)
  • French
  • Italian (conversational)

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D, 2006
    Summa cum laude
    Faculty Significant Achievement Award
    Pro Bono Publico Award
    Editor, Ocean and Coastal Law Journal
  • Virginia Tech, B.A., 2002
    Cum laude
    Pi Sigma Alpha honors society

Clerkship

  • Hon. James B. Haines, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Court, 2005-2006

Admissions

  • Maine
  • United States District Court, District of Maine
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals