Nicholas Pierce is an associate attorney for Murray & McCarthy where he practices criminal defense and immigration law.
Mr. Pierce is licensed in Louisiana and Colorado.
He received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where he was trained in both the French civil-law tradition and the English common-law system. While studying, Mr. Pierce received accolades in U.S. Constitutional law and International comparative law and represented Loyola at the William C. Jessup International Moot Court tournament.
Prior to joining Murray & McCarthy, Mr. Pierce represented indigent criminal defendants throughout the State of Louisiana, and represented citizens accused of major crimes in rural North East Louisiana.
Simultaneously, Mr. Pierce began representing asylum-seekers in deportation proceedings in immigration court and began travelling regularly to Tijuana, Mexico, to provide pro bono assistance to refugees detained along the U.S./Mexico border.
Mr. Pierce is dedicated to vindicating his clients rights, upholding constitutional principles, and protecting people from government overreach.
When not causing trouble for the State, Mr. Pierce enjoys writing, hiking, and spending time with his cat, Charlotte.