Nikelle has over 12 years of experience in the legal field. Nikelle was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies in 2012 from Stevenson University in Maryland. Nikelle played college basketball for four years and assisted the team on two national tours.
During college, Nikelle had the pleasure of being the Master in Chancery’s intern in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland from 2009-2010. She also served as a student intern volunteer at the pro se office in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Maryland from 2010-2011. She dealt with highly confidential and delicate materials while being sensitive to clients of various socioeconomic backgrounds.
After graduating and moving back to Alaska, Nikelle joined Mendel & Associates, Inc., in 2012 (later Mendel Colbert & Associates, Inc.) and was working as a paralegal for over 8 years until September of 2020 when she and her husband, John Sherman started their firm Sherman Law Office, LLC.
Nikelle has continued her love for the game of basketball and was head coach for the girls’ varsity team at Lumen Christi High School team from 2016 to 2020. She also coaches girls in private basketball skills-building sessions. Nikelle keeps busy enjoying all Alaska has to offer in the great outdoors with her husband John and their daughter Sybil. She enjoys fishing, hiking, biking, and participating in triathlons.