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 was recently honored as a "40 Under 40 Business Leader 2011",
by the Boston Business Journal; selected from over 500 nominations of the
best, brightest and innovative business leaders who are under age 40 in
Massachusetts. 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.
Ms. Bogle is named a "Super Lawyer Rising Star 2011 in Immigration Law"
and "Super Lawyer Rising Star in Immigration Law 2010" by New England
Super Lawyers and Boston Magazine.
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.
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.
- President, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association 2007-2008
- Co-Chair, Removal Defense Committee, Immigration Law Section,
Boston Bar Association 2010-2011
- Section Council, Immigration Law Section, Massachusetts Bar
- Section Council, Criminal Law Section, Boston Bar Association 2008-
- Board of Directors, Mass. Black Lawyers Association 2006-2010
- Diversity Task Force, Massachusetts Bar Association 2009-2010
- Mock Trial Judge, Massachusetts Bar Association
- Strategic Planning Committee, Massachusetts Bar Association 2008-
- Diversity Leadership Committee, Boston Bar Association 2007-2009
- House of Delegates, Massachusetts Bar Association 2007-2008
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, Massachusetts
Black Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys and
Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts.
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 ChildReach Inc. Child
Sponsors, where she provides educational and nutritional support to a young
girl in Haiti for the past 6 years.
Ms. Bogle earned her Juris Doctor 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 has
represented 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.
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Nikiki T. Bogle, Esq.
Nikiki Bogle is a Panelist at the Immigration Seminar in
Brooklyn, New York on July 30, 2011 presented by the
Jamaican American Bar Association, North East in
conjunction with the Consulate General of Jamaica New
York. She will present on Naturalization and U.S.
Nikiki Bogle was a Panelist on the Immigration/Criminal
Law Panel on May 21, 2011 at the Reggie Lewis Athletic
Center at Roxbury Community College in Boston,
Massachusetts. The theme was "Remember the
Foreigner."It was held in conjunction with the Boston Prayer
Breakfast sponsored by the Jamaican Diaspora of
Nikiki Bogle was a Panelist on the Immigration Law Panel
on October 30. 2010 in Hartford, Connecticut. It was
presented by the Jamaica Diaspora North East USA Annual
Conference 2010 at the West Indian Social Club.
Nikiki Bogle was a Panelist on the "Forum on Immigration
Issues" in Boston, Massachusetts on June 6, 2010.
Attorney Bogle presented on the issues of Naturalization
and U.S. Citizenship. The Immigration Forum was
presented by the Jamaican American Bar Association, North
East and the Jamaica Diaspora, NE.
Nikiki Bogle was a Panelist on the "Criminal Justice System
and Role of the Criminal Defense Lawyer" in Boston,
Massachusetts on January 28, 2010. The Panel was
presented in conjunction with the Suffolk County District
Attorney's Office in Boston, Massachusetts Probation
Department and the Bird Street Community Center.
Nikiki Bogle was the Speaker on the "Intersection of
Criminal Justice System and Lack of Education" on Touch
106.1 FM Radio Station on January 11, 2010 in Boston. She
addressed issues involving Massachusetts CORI Reform
and the lack of education of many criminal defendants.
Nikiki Bogle was the host, a speaker and presenter at the
Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association 2008 Gala
Dinner, entitled "Honoring Our Legacy, Strengthening Our
Future" on April 27, 2008 at the Boston Sheraton Hotel.
Nikiki Bogle was a Panelist at the Women of Color in
Business: An Entrepreneurial Venture at the Suffolk
University Law School on October 27, 2007.
Nikiki Bogle was a Speaker at The Boston University Minority
Law Students Orientation Panel on August 27, 2007.
Nikiki Bogle was a Panelist at the Federal Judicial
Conference for the Massachusetts District Court at "The Bar
Speaks". She presented on behalf of the Massachusetts
Black Lawyers Association on June 15, 2007.
Nikiki Bogle was the Keynote Speaker at the Charles
Hamilton Houston Program (CHHEP) Awards Ceremony at
the New England Law School on April 20, 2007. The
awards honored outstanding law students of color who
achieved high academic results.
Nikiki Bogle was an invited Criminal Law Panelist at the
American Bar Association, Law Student Division Annual
Conference held at Boston College Law School Feb. 2007.
Nikiki Bogle was a Speaker on "Prosecuting the Media and
The Life of a Prosecutor" at the American Bar Association,
Law Student Divison Annual Conference held at the New
England Law School in February 2006.
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS & EVENTS
The George Washington University
The University of Oxford, New College
Certificate in International Human
- Supreme Judicial Court of
- United States District Court for the
District of Massachusetts
- United States Court of Appeals for
the First Circuit.
- Admitted to practice Immigration
Law in all 50 states and foreign
|ADMISSION: IMMIGRATION LAW
|Managing Partner, Nikiki Bogle honored as
a Super Lawyer Rising Star 2011 by New
England Super Lawyers and Boston
Managing Partner, Nikiki Bogle honored as
a 40 Under 40 Business Leader 2011 by
the Boston Business Journal
Managing Partner, Nikiki Bogle honored as
a Super Lawyer Rising Star Attorney 2010
Nikiki T. Bogle, Esq. becomes founder of
charitable, nonprofit organization, the
Caribbean Education Foundation, Inc. to
help educate poor children.
April 10, 2007: Nikiki T. Bogle elected
President of the Massachusetts Black
Lawyers Association 2007-2008!