Monique Octavia Nichols

Monique Octavia Nichols

Associate Attorney
Jasper, Georgia
Monique O. Nichols graduated from Georgia Southern University, magna cum laude, in 2013 with her Bachelor Degree in Political Science. After beginning her law school career at Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, she interned at the United States Attorney's Office in Augusta, Georgia and the Houston County Public Defender's Office in Perry, Georgia. She received her Juris Doctor from Mercer University in 2016, graduating cum laude, and receiving her Certificate in Advanced Legal Writings Research, and Drafting. Shortly thereafter, she sat for the Georgia Bar in July 2016 and was admitted in November 2016. Subsequently, she served as the law clerk and a staff attorney for the superior court judges of the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit in Columbus, Georgia. In April 2018, she began practicing in Marietta, Georgia in the field of workersl compensation insurance defense. In January 2019, Monique joined Marger Stuart Law as an associate attorney, with family law as her primary practice area.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2016


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. cum laude - 2016
  • Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2013
    • Major: Political Science


  • Sharee Tumbling
  • Chief Judge Bemon McBride
  • Judge Maureen Gottfried

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research and Drafting, 2014 - Present
  • CALI Award for Highest Grade in Advanced Writing, Advanced Legal Writing Group, and Social Justice Lawyering

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, Member, 2018 - Present
  • Cobb County Bar Association, Member, 2018 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2016 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele, LLP, Associate Attorney, 2018
  • Muscogee County Superior Court, Law Clerk/Staff Attorney, 2016 - 2018


  • English