Attorneys - Nikiki T. Bogle, Esq.
Nikiki T. Bogle, Esq.
Ms. Bogle is an experienced trial lawyer; conducted over 100 criminal trials as Lead Counsel. In addition, she has substantial negotiation expertise. She is the Managing Partner of Bogle & Chang, LLC law firm, handling legal matters in: Immigration, Entertainment, Criminal Defense, International, Nonprofit and Appeals. Her entertainment practice focuses on music contracts, music publishing, literary contracts, copyright, trademark, and negotiating successful deals for clients.
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 concentrates her practice on corporate immigration, family immigration, international, human rights, criminal appeals and music matters.
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. Her entertainment law practice includes drafting and negotiating management, recording artist, and music publishing agreements.
In addition to her practice in the music industry, Ms. Bogle represents visual artists and literary artists in the protection and exploitation of their intellectual property. Ms. Bogle concentrates her practice in entertainment, specializing in music law, corporate immigration, international business, human rights and criminal appeals. Her music business practice includes drafting and negotiating management, recording artist, and music publishing agreements. In addition to her practice in the music industry, Ms. Bogle represents visual artists and literary artists in the protection and exploitation of their intellectual property.
The George Washington University Law School
The University of Oxford
New College Oxford, England
Certificate in International Human Rights Law
The Florida State University
Bachelor of Arts Degree: International Affairs
Bachelor of Arts Degree: Political Science
Ms. Bogle earned her Juris Doctorate 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.
Ms. Bogle’s clients are diverse in origin, language and culture. She hasre presented 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; Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
She is fluent in Jamaican Patois and has a working knowledge of French.
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 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.
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.
In August 2011, she was awarded a New York State Assembly Citation for legal work in assisting immigrants from over 30 countries as the Immigration Chair for Bogle & Chang law firm and her tireless efforts in helping poor children receive access to quality education in the Caribbean as President of the Caribbean Education Foundation.
President, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association 2007-2008 Trustee, Women’s Bar Foundation (WBF) – 2011-3013 Strategic Planning Committee, Massachusetts Bar Association Section Counsel, Criminal Law Section, Boston Bar Association Diversity Leadership Committee, Boston Bar Association Mock Trial Judge, Massachusetts Bar Association House of Delegates, Massachusetts Bar Association 2007-2008 Criminal Law Section, American Bar Association Professional Associations
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 and Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys.
Outside Legal Community
Ms. Bogle is also active in the community. She is a Big Sister with Big Sister Organization of Greater Boston, serving as a mentor to young girls. She is a member of the Urban League of Greater Boston and Child Reach Inc. Child Sponsors, where she provides educational and nutritional support to a young girl in Haiti for many years.
HONORS & AWARDS
- Top Rated Immigration Attorney 2021Avvo, January 2021
- Top Rated Immigration Attorney 2020Avvo, January 2020
- Top Rated Immigration Attorney 2019Avvo, January 2019
- Top Women Attorneys 2018Boston Magazine, April 2018
Super Lawyer Rising Star 2017New England Super Lawyers & Boston Magazines
- Top Women Attorneys 2017Boston Magazine, April 2017
Super Lawyer Rising Star 2016New England Super Lawyers & Boston Magazines
- Top Women Attorneys 2016Boston Magazine, April 2016
Super Lawyer Rising Star 2015New England Super Lawyers & Boston Magazines
- Top Women Attorneys 2015Boston Magazine, April 2015
- “Top 40 Under 40” Business LeaderBoston Business Journal October 2011
- Super Lawyer Rising Star 2014New England Super Lawyers & Boston Magazines October 2014
- Top Women Attorneys 2014Boston Magazine, April 2014
- Super Lawyer Rising Star 2013New England Super Lawyers & Boston Magazines October 2013
- Top Women Attorneys 2013Boston Magazine, April 2013
- Super Lawyer Rising Star 2012New England Super Lawyers & Boston Magazines October 2012
- Super Lawyer Rising Star 2011New England Super Lawyers & Boston Magazines October 2011
- Super Lawyer Rising Star 2010New England Super Lawyers & Boston Magazines October 2010
Over the Years