Attorney Nicole Gram serves in the family law, (including divorce and custody), estate/fiduciary litigation, and probate, and criminal divisions of Smith Strong, PLC, as a skilled negotiator and prepared advocate.
Following law school, Nicole was a law clerk for Stafford Circuit Court, serving all three main Circuit Court Judges with distinction. This pragmatic and practical experience gave Nicole insight and a rare "insiders" perspective into the decision making processes of Virginia's state courts, allowing her to truly understand how to efficiently and effectively present cases in family law, divorce, custody, criminal law, and estate/fiduciary litigation trials. She undoubtedly brings this critical learning experience to bear for her clients when court and litigation is necessary.
While attending law school, Nicole worked in the Family Law Clinic, was on the Journal of Law and Technology, and held various legal internships that allowed her to gain litigation experience, being in the courtroom regularly.
Nicole was born in upstate New York and moved to Glen Allen, Virginia with her family while in grade school, attending Deep Run High School. She has always aspired to become an attorney and work with the community. Nicole pursued her undergraduate studies at Virginia Tech, where she received her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science: Legal Studies, with a minor in Sociology. After graduation, Nicole went straight into law school, attending University of Richmond School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor.
Nicole lives in Richmond, Virginia and can be found spending time with family and friends, traveling to new places, and watching Hokie football when she is not in the office.
Nicole is licensed to practice law in Virginia and is a member of the Virginia State Bar and Richmond Bar Association.