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Chiefs of Jamaica Operations:
NIKIKI T. BOGLE, Esq. is President, CEO and Founder of the Caribbean Education Foundation.
She is the Managing Partner of Bogle & Chang, LLC law firm and Chairs its Entertainment, Immigration and Criminal Appeals Practice Groups.
Ms. Bogle was 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, Ms. Bogle was awarded a New York State Assembly Citation by Bronx Assemblyman, Hon. Eric Stevenson for her tireless efforts in helping poor children receive access to quality education in Jamaica; and legal work in assisting immigrants from over 30 countries as the Immigration Chair for Bogle & Chang firm.
Ms. Bogle is named a "Super Lawyer Rising Star 2011 and 2010" by New England Super Lawyers and Boston Magazine.
Ms. Bogle is also a Pro Bono Immigration Attorney with the National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children, representing unaccompanied immigrant children before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Women's Bar Foundation of Masschusetts and Criminal Law Section Council on the Boston Bar Association.
She was President of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (MBLA), from 2007-2008 and Chair of its Board of Directors.
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. 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.
She is a Big Sister with Big Sister Organization of Greater Boston, serving as a mentor to young girls. She is a member of ChildReach Inc. Child Sponsors where she has continually sponsored a young girl in Haiti every month for 8 years, providing her access to education and proper nutrition. She is a member of the Urban League of Greater Boston and Literacy Volunteers of America.
Ms. Bogle earned her Juris Doctor degree, Dean's List from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. 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 completed her undergraduate studies at The Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. As an international student, she studied British Politics in London, England and completed a political internship with the British Houses of Parliament. She was awarded her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in both International Affairs and Political Science and is a member of the elite Academic Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa.
Ms. Bogle is a native of Kingston, Jamaica. She attended St. Hugh's High School in Kingston, before migrating to the United States.
She is a frequent speaker on education, immigration and criminal justice issues.