287 Appleton Street, Suite 208, Lowell, MA
(978) 453-1044

attorney nicole armstrong

Nicole C. ArmstrongLocation: Lowell, Massachusetts
Phone: 978-453-1044
Fax: 978-453-1055
Email: Email Me

For almost 20 years, Nicole has focused her practice on all aspects of family law litigation representing clients in Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire in a variety of legal arenas including litigation, mediation, and conciliation.  Nicole’s years of experience includes cases involving complex/closely held businesses, high-net-worth asset division, alimony and child support issues, inheritances, paternity issues, child custody/parenting plan disputes, prenuptial agreements, same-sex marriages, and the enforcement and/or modification of prior judgments.

Nicole also has extensive training and services clients as a Parent Coordinator, Category F Guardian ad Litem, ARC counsel (Attorneys Representing Children), Limited Assistance Representation Attorney (providing clients with representation only on an as needed basis), Conciliator, Mediator, and Collaborative Law attorney.

Nicole is a Dean’s List graduate of Suffolk University Law School where she received an Oral Advocacy Award, participated in the Moot Court Honor Board, was a Member of the National Trial Team and the National Women’s Law Student’s Association (NWLSA) for which she was the Co-Director of the Sojourner Truth National Moot Court Trial Competition.

Nicole achieved her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology in 2000 from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and was a member of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. Nicole is a brother of the Alpha Phi Omega, Kappa Omicron Chapter – A national co-ed fraternity dedicated to community service, where she held many board positions. Nicole is also a proud alumna of the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band (UMMB) under the direction of the nationally acclaimed late George N. Parks.

Nicole has proudly achieved and maintained a peer reviewed AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, which demonstrates that her peers have ranked her at the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards. 

Super Lawyers
®, a rating service of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement through a multi-phased selection process, has also continually recognized Nicole as one of Boston’s Top-Rated Lawyers in Family Law including achieving the following designations:
  • Super Lawyer® (no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state);
  • Rising Star® (only 2.5% of eligible attorneys are selected);
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer in the Top Women Attorneys section as published in Boston Magazine;
Nicole is also regularly appointed by the Probate and Family Courts to serve as:
  • ARC counsel (Attorneys Representing Children) where she volunteers her legal services in representing children, providing them with a voice in contested litigation matters;
  • Guardian ad Litem to investigate into the best interests of children in custody/visitation disputes; 
  • Conciliator where she assists parties and counsel in settling disputes; and
  • has been approved to be included in the Court listing of Limited Assistance Representation Attorneys.
Nicole is also a frequent lecturer at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education in the area of domestic relations and is the co-author of the chapter on Dissolution of Marriage and Legal Separation in the LexisNexis Practice Guide: Massachusetts Family Law. 

Honors and Awards
  • New England Rising Stars®, 2012
  • Top Women Attorneys: Massachusetts Outstanding Young Lawyer, Boston Magazine, April 2013
  • Peer review AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, 2014 - present
  • Boston’s Top-Rated Lawyers in Family Law, 2015 - present
  • Super Lawyers for 2021 – present
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of Court
  • Middlesex Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Greater Lowell Bar Association
  • Greater Newburyport Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem
  • Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
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