EMILY E. NICHOLSON | PARTNER DIVORCE, FAMILY LAW & PROBATE LITIGATION
Emily E. Nicholson joined Witmer, Karp, Warner & Ryan, LLP in 2017 and has concentrated her practice exclusively in domestic relations since 2012. Her practice primarily includes work in high net worth divorce actions, complex financial disputes, modifications, contempts, child custody disputes, premarital agreements, depositions, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, and trials.
Prior to joining Witmer, Karp, Warner & Ryan, LLP, Ms. Nicholson practiced domestic relations law in a boutique, downtown Boston law firm, mediated divorce cases and child custody disputes for the State of Connecticut, and represented child victims of domestic violence, abuse, and neglect with the Center for Children’s Advocacy in Connecticut. Her background also includes work in the criminal sector for a prominent criminal defense firm, clerking for the Honorable Marianne B. Bowler in the US District Court, and working as a victim/witness advocate for the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office.
Ms. Nicholson is a Founding Member of the Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of Court, which promotes the highest caliber of professionalism, mentoring, and civility among family law practitioners, and she is a member of the Boston Bar Association and the Boston Associates Networking Group. She is a Certified Financial Litigator with an understanding and proficiency in tax return analysis, financial statement analysis, investments, valuation theory and financial issues specific to family law. Ms. Nicholson has received repeated recognition as a Massachusetts Rising Star in Boston Magazine’s Massachusetts Super Lawyers, and New England’s Super Lawyers since 2016; an honor awarded to only 2.5% of lawyers in Massachusetts.
Ms. Nicholson graduated from Northeastern University, magna cum laude, in 2009, and from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2012, where she was awarded the prestigious CALI award for her work representing underprivileged children at the Center for Children’s Advocacy.