Nicole Perdue is Of Counsel to Perdue & Kidd. Nicole focuses her practice on civil litigation, with a particular emphasis on employment and family law matters. With more than two decades of trial and appellate experience, she is known for her persuasive writing, h3 negotiation skills, and clear and compelling oral advocacy and courtroom skills.

Nicole currently represents individuals and employers across the United States in a variety of employment matters. Her clients consider her a go-to employment problem-solver who provides pragmatic employment advice, counsel, and strategy regarding virtually every type of employment issue, including employee discipline, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, crisis management, compensation arrangements, strategic hiring and termination, and restrictive covenants. Her family law practice encompasses a broad array of family law matters, including complex custody and property disputes associated with divorce, as well as child possession and access matters, modifications of existing orders, enforcement actions, and pre- and post-marital property agreements.

Nicole is also routinely appointed as a guardian ad litem in Texas state and federal district courts. Serving in this capacity for over 20 years, she has represented the interests of minor plaintiffs in complex litigation from mediation through final resolution of the case. By carefully considering the issues and nuances of each case and thoughtfully weighing investment options for settlement funds, Nicole has earned a reputation as a skilled and tenacious advocate for minor children by the families she serves and in the legal community.

Nicole graduated with honors from Texas A&M University in 1992 and received her J.D., magna cum laude, from South Texas College of Law in 1996.

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
  • Texas Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section, Family Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
    • Former Chair, Lawyers in Public Schools
    • Former Member, Adopt an Angel Program Committee
    • Former Member, Speakers Bureau Committee
  • University of Houston Law Center, Honorary Alumnae
  • Women’s Energy Network, Houston, Former Member


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence, magna cum laude, 1996
    • South Texas Law Review, Chief Note & Comment Editor
    • National Order of Barristers, Member
    • The Order of the Lytae, Member
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Honors, 1992
    • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
    • Sigma Tau Delta (Scholastic Honor Society, English)
    • Lambda Pi Eta (Scholastic Honor Society, Communication)


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