Attorney Nisha G. Williams

Fostering change through community service

Nisha G. Williams

Attorney Nisha Williams

Attorney Nisha G. Williams

Attorney Nisha Williams has been serving the community of Durham, NC since beginning the practice of law in 2009. She has raised her son in the Raleigh/Durham area and has connected with a variety of communities throughout the Triangle area. She loves to study American history and politics. She is a local advocate and organizer for racial equity training.  She attended college in Tennessee at Southern Adventist University graduating in 2006. She attended law school at North Carolina Central University School of Law graduating with honors in 2009. 

The Law Office of Nisha G Williams PLLC closed in November 2018 as she began working as a staff attorney with the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence in December of 2018.

 Attorney Williams  is not taking any private cases. Attorney Williams continues to mentor youth and work with the Durham community on issues involving juvenile justice, domestic violence, and racial equity. 

Community Service

Triangle Tribune Cover

  •  Durham County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, President, June 2017-Present;
  • NCCU School of Law Appellate Advocacy Oral Arguments, Judge, May 2014; March 2015; June 2017
  • Organizing Against Racism–Durham, Board Member, January 2017-Present
  • Fostering Alternative Drug Enforcement, Coalition Member February 2016 – Present;
  • Xi Theta Chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority Incorporated, Member, August 2016- Present.
  • You & Five-O, Speaker, September 2016-Present; 
  • Durham County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, Board Member, June 2015- June 2017.
  • Elna B. Spaulding Conflict Resolution Center, Truancy Court Judge, August 2015-2018.

Community Engagement

Attorney Nisha Williams speaking to youth at Duke University.

  • Durham County Workforce Development Youth Council, Board Member June 2015-Present;
  • Durham County Teen Court, Volunteer Judge, February 2008-February 2009; January 2017-Present;
  • NCCU School of Public Health, Speaker, November 2016; 
  • ABA National Client Counseling Competition, Judge, February 2015;
  • Durham Eagles Pop Warner, Volunteer, August 2011- November 2015; 
  • Greensboro YWCA leadership camp for high school teen moms, Keynote Speaker, June 2013;
  • North Carolina Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program, Presenter, October 2012;
  • Durham County Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program (DCAPP) Community Leader’s Brunch, Keynote Speaker, July 2011;

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