Nicole Colby Longton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Worcester, MA

Longton Law Office
 | 300 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: 508-793-2000
Fax: 508-300-0082
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2003
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    A highly regarded trial attorney, Nicole Colby Longton is the founder of her eponymous law firm. Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, she provides dedicated representation to clients throughout the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in Massachusetts since 2003, Ms. Longton is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts as well as before the U.S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

    Ms. Longton focuses a significant portion of her practice on criminal defense matters. In this regard, she provides forceful advocacy on behalf of people who have been charged by the commonwealth with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. The types of cases that Ms. Longton has worked on have included operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, theft, murder, domestic violence, sex crimes, breaking and entering, assault and battery, fraud and other white collar crimes, and drug possession and distribution. During her distinguished career, she has been able to obtain positive results for her clients through dismissals and acquittals as well as through the negotiation of favorable plea agreements with the prosecution.

    Ms. Longton handles personal injury and wrongful death litigation as well. Her client base in this area comprises people who have been harmed by the negligence or recklessness of other people or entities, and her cases have involved truck and other motor vehicle crashes, defective medical devices and consumer products, premises liability, and construction site accidents. Ms. Longton has successfully obtained significant compensation for her clients through both jury awards and negotiated settlements. Her successful track record in all of these endeavors has earned her the recognition of her colleagues, as exhibited by her receipt of a 10.0 “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo. Ms. Longton is a 2003 graduate of Harvard Law School.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Criminal Defense
    • 50%Personal Injury - General
    Focus Areas

    Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 10 years

    Super Lawyers: 2020 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2018

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    About Nicole Longton

    Admitted: 2003, Massachusetts

    Professional Webpage:


    • Boston Magazine's Top Women Attorneys, Massachusetts, 2013 - 2016
    • AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Massachusetts For Client Satisfaction, 2019
    • Super Lawyers - Rising Star, 2009 - 2018

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • I have been a Board Member of the Holy Cross Lawyer's Association for the past 10+ years.   
    • I am a Board Member of Life Skills, Inc., a nonprofit providing services to individuals with interllectual/developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities throughout Central and Western Massachusetts.
    • I am a Board Member of Yarock Memorial Housing, Inc ("Yarock"). Yarock provides housing for disabled persons at properties throughout Worcester County, and one facility for the provision of primary medical and mental health care, substance abuse services, and case management to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board Member on multiple nonprofits. Also run a Christmas Toy Drive providing coats, clothes, toys, and baby gear for 70+ children residing in local shelters or programs affiliated with the nonprofit. 


    • OUI Trial - Not Guilty
    • Serious Motor Vehicle Accident settled at the Policy Limit. 
    • Superior Court Sexual Assault Jury Trial.  Not Guilty verdict., 2018

    Industry Groups

    • Board Member - Holy Cross Lawyer's Association
    • Life Skills Inc.
    • Yarock Memorial Housing
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    Office Location for Nicole Colby Longton

    300 Main St
    Worcester, MA 01608

    Phone: 508-793-2000

    Fax: 508-300-0082

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    Last Updated: 5/21/2020

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