Nicole M. Del Rio is a Staff Attorney at Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., located in Tampa, Florida. Nicole primarily practices housing defense for renters in the Tampa Bay Area. She also co-manages the Social Services Navigator Program at Bay Area Legal, where social work interns address clients’ social needs to provide a more holistic legal service. Nicole held leadership positions locally and in the ABA YLD. Recently, Nicole received the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Outstanding Government/Non-Profit Lawyer Award.
Nicole graduated, as a first-generation student, with a Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida and a Juris Doctor from Florida International University’s College of Law. She is of Puerto Rican descent and speaks Spanish fluently.