Nicole Calhoun Huddleston is a staff attorney in the Detroit Justice Center’s Legal Services Practice. A native Detroiter, Nicole earned her J.D. from The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and her B.A. from Oakland University. While in law school, Nicole served as a member of the Moot Court Board of Advocates and vice-president of the Business Law Association. She was also a judicial intern with the Honorable Victoria Roberts and the Honorable Marianne Battani in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and with the Honorable Helene White in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Since graduating from law school, Nicole has dedicated her legal career to serving the underrepresented by providing legal counsel and representation to individuals who otherwise would not have access to the judicial system. Before joining DJC, Nicole worked as an assistant Wayne County prosecutor in its domestic violence division and as a staff attorney at Legal Aid and Defenders and Lakeshore Legal Aid.
Nicole has been admitted to the State Bar of Michigan since January 2015. She is a member of the Wolverine Bar Association and the Macomb County Bar Association. She is also an ABA-certified mediator in the State of Michigan and serves on the Board of Directors for Matrix Theatre as its secretary.