Nicole Thompson is an associate at Harrell & Chambliss with areas of expertise in education law and criminal law. She is a graduate of LaSalle University (B.A.) and Duquesne University School of Law (J.D.). Ms. Thompson has been involved in all aspects of a special education case, including drafting an IEP, representing clients during due process hearings, and drafting pleadings for the federal court. Prior to specializing in education law, Ms. Thompson practiced criminal law as Public Defender in Chester County, Pennsylvania, where she represented clients during felony and misdemeanor jury trials, pre-trial and post trial motions, preliminary hearings, and appeals. Ms. Thompson is a member of the Pennsylvania bar Association, Virginia School Board Association, Council of School Attorneys, and National School Board Association.