About Attorney Nicholas Halks

Providing Sound Guidance for Your Family Law Case in Massachusetts

Nicholas HalksNicholas Halks is a seasoned, respected civil and family lawyer who handles high-stakes custody disputes, divorces, family law matters, and the life-changing cases for individuals who have been sexually harassed or discriminated against at work. He devotes his entire practice to matters in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and has handled cases at all three levels: Trial, Appellate, and the Supreme Judicial Court.

Nicholas has handled a variety of civil matters for businesses, but he prefers advocating for families and children. He is a member of the Lawrence Bar Association, Justinian Law Society of Massachusetts, and the National Motorists Association.

He earned his B.S. from the University of South Carolina where he attended on academic scholarship. He received his J.D. from The Massachusetts School of Law, where he was the Editor of the Student Journal, The Verdict, as well as founder and host of the televised debate show, Final Adjudication. Before graduation, he was the winner of two CALI Awards for Excellence. Nicholas is also a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Lawrence and grew up in nearby Andover, Massachusetts.

In his spare time, Nicholas enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, and being by the ocean.

Cases Handled

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  • Massachusetts School of Law at Andover – JD
  • University of South Carolina – Bachelor of Science


  • Justinian Law Society of Massachusetts, 2013 – present
  • Lawrence Bar Association
  • National Motorists Association


  • Award for Excellence: Sophisticated Speech – CALI – 2012
  • Award for Excellence: Case Preparation – CALI – 2012
  • Clients Choice Awards for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Distinguished Member: Lawyers of Distinction – 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40: The National Advocates – 2017

Work Experience

  • Associate at Law Office of Jamie Mauritz James

Contact The Halks Law Firm at (781) 995-0107 to setup a case evaluation.

Unbreakable Bonds Built with Previous Clients

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  • “ Takes pride in his work and is concerned to provide the best possible representation for his client. ”


  • “Nick was very professional and easy to work with.”

    Former Client

  • “He has a great trial presence – professional and energetic.”


  • “ Nick was very concise, decisive, strategic and professional in all aspects of his work.”

    Jeffery S.

  • “He was extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and honest with me about my case and my chances for success. ”


  • “He was effective, honest, direct, extremely knowledgeable of the law and most of all confident.”


  • “I am very thankful and cannot thank Nick enough for going to bat for me.”


  • “I’ve learned to recognize young talent destined for great success in their field. Nick most definitely fits that description.”


  • “ I am extremely happy with my decision to stick with him!”


  • “I felt my concerns we’re listened to, treated like a person, and received the service I paid for.”


  • “Nick did an amazing job with my custody case. ”

    Zina G.

  • “Nicholas exceeded all my expectation, Including the settlement.”


  • “He was very knowledgeable regarding family law and helped me navigate the difficult task at hand.”

    Former Client

  • “Attorney Nick Halks walks it like he talks it.”

    Former Client

  • “ I can finally move on with my life.”