Nikki Harris

Assistant Dean of Career Development

Nikki Harris received her B.A. in Political Science from Vassar College. She earned her J.D. from New England School of Law, where she served as the Lead Article Editor for the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement and was the President of the Black Law Student Association. Prior to law school, Ms. Harris was the Rackets (organized and white collar crime) Bureau Administrator for the New York County District Attorney’s Office. While attending law school, she was an intern at Greater Boston Legal Services in the Health & Disability and Family Law departments. Ms. Harris completed a summer externship with the Arizona Attorney General's Office in the Complex Litigation Unit of Child Support Enforcement. Prior to joining the staff at the Boyd School of Law, she was an Adjunct Instructor at Everest College in the Criminal Justice, Paralegal, Medical Assisting, and Business departments. She also taught career skills courses and assisted students and alumni with their career development plans. As Associate Director of Career Development and Public Interest Advisor, Ms. Harris provides career counseling to students and alumni, assists them with placement and networking opportunities, and develops programs and resources to assist students and alumni with their job search. Ms. Harris also serves at the Chair for the Las Vegas chapter of the National Bar Association’s Good & Wellness Committee.