Law Offices of L. Nicole Patino

Labor and Employment Law

Attorney Nicole Patino

Nicole Patino is a North Carolina labor and employment attorney who diligently and zealously advocates both public and private sector clients, whether they be employers, employees, or local governmental agencies.  Attorney Patino is a compassionate and seasoned attorney who provides client-focused services for your workplace issues. 

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Attorney Nicole Patino is a zealous advocate for her clients. She loves the practice of Labor and Employment Law and considers herself lucky each day she gets to practice.

Attorney Patino graduated from Elon University School of Law where she was a staff member of the Elon Law Review in 2013-2014 and became Notes and Comments Editor during the 2014-2015 school year.  Nicole was a law clerk with the Law Offices of Fred T. Hamlet during her second and third year in law school.  She continued her legal career as an associate with Law Offices of Fred T. Hamlet for five years until Mr. Hamlet's passing.   Her goal is to honor his memory and work with the same dedication and devotion to the ethical practice of law.

 

Before attending law school, Attorney Patino worked as a substance abuse counselor where she gained knowledge of HIPAA, FMLA, federal privacy laws, and medical records.  She also gained experience working with EAPs, human resources personnel, employers, and employees.  Attorney Patino uses her knowledge of medical records and medical practices in her representation of medical practices, nurses, and in litigating cases which require medical knowledge.

Education

Law School: Elon University School of Law - J.D. 2015
Graduate Degree:  Virginia Tech - M.A. English - 2007
Undergraduate: Virginia Tech - 2005

Memberships: 

North Carolina State Bar
Greensboro Bar Association
High Point Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)

Admitted to practice before the following courts: 

North Carolina Supreme Court
U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina