About Us

Personal Guidance for your Estate Planning and Asset Protection Needs

Nicole James is a skilled attorney and business professional with more than 25 years of experience in corporate leadership, regulatory compliance and a wide range of other business-related issues. This gives her a unique perspective on asset protection and estate planning, as she leverages her knowledge of key financial, business and legal matters to provide her clients with the best advice and guidance possible.

But there’s more to you than the numbers. Nicole takes a personal approach to each individual and family she works with, listening to your concerns and outlining a strategy that best fits your needs and situation. She aims to prevent you and your family from enduring future hardships while giving you the security you need and deserve.


Nicole has served as an attorney for more than 20 years and currently advises people throughout the Greater Boston area on challenging issues related to planning for their estates and ensuring they adequately protect their assets now and in the years to come. She has become a trusted source for legal guidance, working with families of all shapes, sizes and forms to help them understand their options and gain confidence in their decisions.

She also has had tremendous success in the business world, where she serves as the senior vice president of retail services for a large credit union with 19 branches across the region. She has served in roles that have included chief executive officer and executive vice president in the banking industry, leading efforts related to strategic planning, business development, profit improvement, contract negotiation, risk management and more.

Over the years, Nicole has been involved in numerous local organizations and boards, including the MAFCU Goodworks Foundation, Massachusetts Credit Union League, Northeast Member Business Services and the Central Credit Union Fund. In 2014, she was honored with a Banker & Tradesman Credit Union Heroes Award, which recognizes excellence in the area of improving credit union institutions and the communities they serve.

Nicole received her law degree from the Suffolk University Law School, graduating with magna cum laude honors. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Boston University and was admitted to practice law in the commonwealth in 1997.

Above all, Nicole strives to provide you with a path to greater wealth preservation and establish a foundation for your legacy.


As you begin the estate planning process or embark on a plan to best protect your assets and property, work with the Law Office of Nicole James. From her offices in Wayland and Weston, Attorney Nicole James proudly serves individuals and families across the Greater Boston area. To get started, please call 617-213-5003 or contact the firm online.