Nicole Sheindlin

Of Counsel

Nicole Sheindlin

Nicole Sheindlin is of counsel to Pappalardo & Pappalardo, LLP. She is an accomplished trial attorney with years of experience.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Sheindlin was a senior staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Defense Division in Bronx County, handling all phases of criminal litigation for indigent and low-income individuals accused of felonies and misdemeanors from arraignment through plea bargain or trial. During her 15 year tenure at Legal Aid, Ms. Sheindlin conducted jury and bench trials in cases involving charges of robbery, rape, attempted murder, assault, burglary, and sale and possession of controlled substances.

Ms. Sheindlin is the co-founder, CEO and driving force behind Her Honor Mentoring, a Westchester County based empowerment program that pairs female high school seniors with women who are leaders in their respective careers. She is a sought out speaker and has presented on topics including Perspectives in Philanthropy, Supporting Women and Girls at Morgan Stanley, and Maximizing Mentoring Impact for the Texas Women’s Bar Association. She has received numerous accolades such as the Champion of Human Rights Award from the Westchester County Human Rights Commission and Community Champion Award in Education and Literacy from Volunteer New York of the United Way.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal defense

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • New York Law School J.D., 1993
  • State University of New York at Buffalo B.A., 1990