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Nicole Wingard Williams rejoined the Law Offices of Ira Weiss, now Weiss Burkardt Kramer LLC, as an Associate after previously practicing at the firm in 2006 and 2007. Nicole’s practice focuses on school law and municipal law.
Prior to returning to WBK, Nicole was employed at a large law firm where she conducted due diligence for mergers with other law firms, advised on potential ethical and legal conflicts of interest in new business intake and prepared conflict waivers for clients.
Currently, Nicole serves as the Open Records Officer for the School District of Pittsburgh and routinely advises clients on all aspects of the Right-to-Know Law, including compliance matters. She represents clients in proceedings before the Office of Open Records, the State entity charged with ensuring compliance with the Right-to-Know Law, and in the Court of Common Pleas. Additionally, she regularly assists school district clients with ongoing policy review and revision to ensure compliance with current laws and regulations. Nicole also provides guidance to clients regarding background check and reporting requirements, as well as Sunshine Act compliance, student matters, and internal investigations.
During her time at WBK, Nicole has frequently written and presented Professional Development trainings to clients, and has presented for the University of Pittsburgh’s Tri-State Area School Study Council. She also coordinates the firm’s quarterly newsletter and information letters for clients on breaking legal updates.
Nicole is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Nicole graduated with distinction from the Pennsylvania State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh in 2004 where she was the recipient of the Community Service Award, as well as the CALI Excellence for the Future awards in Sports & the Law and Sales.