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Meredith Nicholson is a founding partner of NicholsonPham. Meredith received her Juris Doctor from UNC Chapel Hill School of Law and practices in the areas of family law, litigation, and business law. She focuses her practice on litigation surrounding adoption, surrogacy, and Artificial Reproductive Technology law on behalf of the LGBT community. Meredith is dedicate to providing Latino outreach and frequently engages with the community to provide legal information in Spanish.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
    15 years, 800 cases
  2. Speeding Ticket: 30%
    15 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Business: 20%
    9 years, 25 cases
  4. Family: 15%
    9 years, 10 cases
  5. General Practice: 5%
    15 years, 50 cases



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Paige C. Kurtz

    I strongly endorse this lawyer. Meredith is one of the most thoughtful and intelligent people that I know. She has the required temperament for a lawyer and is absolutely professional at every step. I would not hesitate to work with her or to have her as my own lawyer.


    Paige Kurtz Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Tyler Brooks

    I endorse this lawyer. Meredith knows her stuff. Anytime someone needs a criminal defense attorney in Durham, she's top of the list.


    James Brooks Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

NicholsonPham, PLLC

113 Broadway Street
Durham, NC, 27701


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNicholsonPham, Attorneys at Law2009 - Present
AssociateKurtz & Blum2001 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember2001 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Latino Affairs CommitteePresident2005 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Critical Terms in Criminal Proceedings, in Spanish and EnglishCo-author, published by the North Carolina Bar Association2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillJournalism and Mass CommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
A Practical Guide for Understanding & Navigating Traffic CourtProgram Chair - Traffic Law CLE2012
New Admittee Professionalism CLESpeaker - Organizing Your Law Office2011
Tecnicas de Litigacion Oral - Baja California, MexicoTrial Advocacy Training for Mexican attorneys in the State of Baja California2009