Nikiki T. Bogle is the Managing Partner in the law firm of Bogle & Chang, LLC and Chair of the firm's Immigration, Criminal and Entertainment Practice Groups.
Ms. Bogle was recently honored as a "Top Women Attorneys of Massachusetts" by Boston Magazine, in April 2013. She was honored as a "40 Under 40 Business Leader 2011", by the Boston Business Journal; selected from over 500 nominations of the best, brightest and innovative business leaders who are under age 40 in Massachusetts.
Ms. Bogle was honored as a "Super Lawyer Rising Star 2012 in Immigration Law; "Super Lawyer Rising Star 2011 in Immigration Law" and "Super Lawyer Rising Star in Immigration Law 2010" by New England Super Lawyers and Boston Magazine.
Ms. Bogle's Immigration practice encompasses both business immigration and family immigration. She represents companies, employees, families and individuals in assessing immigration options to live and work in the United States.
Pro Bono Legal Work
Ms. Bogle is also a Pro Bono Child Immigration Attorney with the National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children, where she represents unaccompanied immigrant children in removal proceedings before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Prior to Bogle & Chang
Ms. Bogle is an experienced litigator who began her legal career as a trial lawyer. Prior to co-founding Bogle & Chang, LLC, she was an Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office in Boston,
Massachusetts. She was a Point Prosecutor for Child Abuse, Domestic Violence and Identity Fraud, in Boston's busiest courts. She prosecuted thousands of felony and misdemeanor cases including: possession of a firearm, carjacking, drug distribution, aggravated assault and battery and operating under the influence.
Ms. Bogle was an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Attorney General, Criminal Division, in Wilmington, Delaware. As a criminal prosecutor, she conducted over 100 trials before both juries and judges. Ms. Bogle was also a
Pro Bono Immigration Attorney for the Political Asylum Immigration Representation Project in Boston, Massachusetts, where she represented asylum clients in trial and formerly INS administration proceedings.
Ms. Bogle earned her Juris Doctor degree from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. She was a selected member of the Moot Court, Dean's List and Student Appellate Attorney in the Federal Criminal Appellate Clinic. She obtained her Certificate in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford, New College, in Oxford, England as a human rights scholar in the Oxford/George Washington Joint Programme in
International Human Rights Law.
Ms. Bogle was awarded her Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, in both International Affairs and Political Science from The Florida State University. She is a member of the elite Academic Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa.
Beyond Legal Practice
Ms. Bogle is the President and Founder of the Caribbean Education Foundation, Inc. (CEF), a nonprofit organization that provides scholarships to poor children in Jamaica and the Caribbean to attend schools and receive a quality education in the developing world.
President, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association 2007-2008
Co-Chair, Removal Defense Committee, Immigration Law Section,
Boston Bar Association 2010-2011
Section Council, Immigration Law Section, Massachusetts Bar
Section Council, Criminal Law Section, Boston Bar Association 2008-
Board of Directors, Mass. Black Lawyers Association 2006-2010
Diversity Task Force, Massachusetts Bar Association 2009-2010
Mock Trial Judge, Massachusetts Bar Association
Strategic Planning Committee, Massachusetts Bar Association 2008-
Diversity Leadership Committee, Boston Bar Association 2007-2009
House of Delegates, Massachusetts Bar Association 2007-2008
She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA),
ABA Immigration and Naturalization Committee, Latin American & Caribbean
Committee, International Law Section (ABA), American Bar Association,
Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts
Black Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys and
Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts.
Ms. Bogle's clients are diverse in origin, language and culture. She has represented clients from several countries across the globe including: Jamaica, Barbados, Canada, Trinidad, Brazil, Guyana, Australia, Egypt,
Russia, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Haiti, Congo, Nigeria, Cape Verde, India, Guatemala, Pakistan, England, Bosnia, The Dominican Republic, Argentina, Honduras, Ireland, France, Dominica, Columbia, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Turkey, Greece, Italy, China, Taiwan, Korea, Hungary, Mexico and Germany.
Ms. Bogle is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.