Nickole Durbin-Félix is the 2023-2024 Equal Justice Works Disaster Resilience Program Legal Fellow at LatinoJustice PRLDEF, with a geographic focus on Florida and Puerto Rico. In a prior stint at LatinoJustice as an intern at the organization's Southeast office, Nickole focused on Florida voters' access to the ballot, and issues impacting Puerto Ricans living on the archipelago after Hurricane Maria. Before joining LatinoJustice as a legal fellow, she represented individuals in Florida on death row.
Nickole received a J.D. from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. While in law school, she served for two years as the Region X law school representative for the Hispanic National Bar Association and founded the Latinx Law Student Association. She then went on to complete her LLM in litigation and alternative dispute resolution from Facultad de Derecho Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico. Nickole is currently admitted to the bar in Florida, New York, and Washington D.C.