T. Nikki Mitchell
From Nikki’s interview for the Masters of Estates & Probate series on ReelLawyers.com.
Nikki Mitchell is owner of Mitchell, Brown & Associates, LLC. After moving all over the United States and Germany as an Army brat and Army wife, Nikki is settling in St. Louis and getting to know her new hometown. Nikki earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Spanish from the University of Texas, Arlington and graduated from the University Of Maryland School Of Law with a concentration in Health Law. During and after law school, Nikki was an editor and then Managing Editor of the Mid-Atlantic Journal on Law and Public Policy, a journal that focused on the intersection of health and animal law and ethics. Prior to joining the firm, Nikki worked as a legal aid attorney handling a variety of legal issues, to include disability, SSI appeals, special education, elder law and family law matters; and as an education consultant, where she assisted schools from Pre-K through college develop and implement compliant Title IX programs and performed Title IX investigations.
Nikki works in all areas of elder law for the firm. She is committed to helping clients in need and guiding them through difficult legal processes with compassion. She understands how overwhelming the situations facing her clients can be and strives to make each one feel heard and understood.
Nikki lives in Kirkwood with her husband, three daughters and dogs. She spends much of her “free” time watching children’s soccer games and playing taxi driver. She enjoys reading, music, hiking and travelling.
- Certified Elder Law Attorney as certified by the National Elder Law Foundation
- Member, Missouri Bar Member
- Member, Maryland Bar
- Member, National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
- Member, MO NAELA Public Policy Committee
- Member, Missouri Bar Elder Law Committee
- Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL)
- VA Accredited Attorney
- Missouri NAELA Board of Directors 2021-2023
- University of Maryland School of Law
- University of Texas, Arlington
- Guardianships and Conservatorships 2nd Ed. Guidebook, Missouri Bar
- Missouri Elder Law, 2020-2021 ed. (Vol. 41 Missouri Practice Series), Thomson Reuters
- Educating Children with Dual Cognitive and Emotional Disabilities, Maryland Bar Journal, Nov. 5, 2015
- Cage-Free, Free-Range, Organic? Why Animal Welfare Depends on a New Government Labeling Scheme, New York State Bar Assn Committee on Animals and the Law, Nov. 15, 2012