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Nicole Kessler Ferry

About me

Nicole attended LSU for her bachelor’s degree graduating in three and one half years. She remained at LSU to earn her law degree. Her law career began at the Office of the Public Defender in Pensacola in October of 1999. She had 13 jury trials in 2 years, winning all but 4. Nicole branched out to open Ferry & Ferry, P.A. in May, 2002, specializing in family and criminal law. She has had 31  criminal jury trials to verdict, over 100 Judge trials and hundreds of cases that have settled.  Nicole and Chris have three beautiful children and make their home in Pensacola, Florida. She is involved in many communicty organizations such as the Junior League of Pensacola and the YMCA, as a banner sponsor.  


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
    15 years
  2. Child Custody: 30%
    15 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    17 years
  4. Family: 10%
    15 years
  5. Alimony: 10%
    15 years



Hourly ($225-250/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joseph Warren Cannon Boyles

    Nicole is a fantastic family law attorney who works well with her clients as an advocate to achieve a fair and equitable resolution to difficult conflicts.


    Joseph Boyles Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of her clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.


    John O'Brien Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Ferry & Ferry, P.A.

415 N Spring St
Pensacola, FL, 32501-3925


LAEligible to practice law200008/05/2016
FLMember in Good Standing199906/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ODKPanhallenic counsel of LSU1995
Order of OmegaPanhallenic Counsel of LSU1995
Psi ChiLouisiana State University Political science department1995
RecipientNational Honor Society1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyFerry and Ferry2002 - Present
AssociateVernis & Bowling2001 - 2002
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Public Defender 1st Circuit1999 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association for Women Lawyers Escambia County)Member2014 - Present
Pensacola Yacht ClubMember Board of Directors2014 - Present
Fiesta of Five FlagsMember Board of Governors2013 - Present
Junior Leauge of PensacolaLegal Advisor2010 - Present
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionMember2002 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Zeta Tau AlphaMember1992 - Present
First United Methodist ChurchMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
JUDKINS and JUDKINS v. GE Capital CorporationN/A
State of Florida v. John BurtN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Pensacola News Journal Bella MagazineWhere we live: The key to enjoying life2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Divorce Litigation from Start to FinishDiscovery Procedure2016