A persuasive and effective negotiator, Heather captures the respect of clients by being zealous in her efforts to provide quality results in each and every case. Her clients reap the benefit of her knowledge, experience, and determination, as well as her compassion and personal investment in every matter. She is tenacious in pursuing her clients’ cases and enjoys building personal relationships in that process.
Prior to beginning her career at DeVaughn James, Heather practiced in the civil litigation field for six years, developing relationships with many medical facilities and providers throughout the state of Kansas.
Heather was born in Sumter, South Carolina and raised in Taylorville, Illinois. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois (Springfield) in 2009, where she majored in criminal justice. Heather received her legal education from Southern Illinois University School of Law (Carbondale) (J.D. 2012). Upon graduation, she relocated to Wichita, Kansas after her husband received orders to McConnell Air Force Base. Her husband continues to actively serve in the United States Air Force.
Heather has two young daughters. She enjoys spending time with family and volunteering, particularly with the American Heart Association, Congenital Heart Defects Families Association and various animal rescues around Wichita.
Heather is licensed to practice law in Kansas and the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. She is a member of the Wichita Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, and Kansas Trial Lawyers Association.
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The communication at DeVaughn James was amazing. They provided great customer service, and the staff was always updating me about my case. Contact DeVaughn James immediately if you are in a car wreck!
My favorite things about DeVaughn James was their attention to detail, staying on top of information, communication, and empathy. My attorney, Heather Nizzio, will listen to you, and work tirelessly on your behalf.
The attorneys at DeVaughn James are knowledgeable and dedicated to assist with your case.
My attorney, Heather Nizzio, was very professional and knowledgeable. They kept me up to date through the whole process.
Everyone treated me good at DeVaughn James!
My favorite thing about working with DeVaughn James was how east it was! I was informed all the way from start to finish.
My experience with DeVaughn James was great! They made every conversation personal. They even helped keep my kids occupied while I was meeting with them!
My favorite thing about working with DeVaughn James was it wasn’t just about the money for them, they really try and get to know you. My attorney, Heather Nizzio, always kept in contact with me during my case.
My attorney, Heather Nizzio, was helpful, friendly, and a hard worker. DeVaughn James helped us through a difficult time.
My attorney, Heather Nizzio, gets down to business!
My attorney, Heather Nizzio, was great! She kept in great contact with me, and kept me up to date on everything.
My attorney, Heather Nizzio, was nice and kind-hearted. She made sure my major setback wasn’t so major. Heather got the job done!
I would recommend DeVaughn James because they were very friendly and always kept me in the loop.
Everyone involved in my case worked very hard for a great outcome. They were especially caring and helpful, and I didn’t have to worry or stress about anything. DeVaughn James is an awesome firm to help guide you through the process.
DeVaughn James Injury Lawyers is the largest personal injury law firm in Kansas. We have offices in Wichita and Topeka where we focus on personal injury cases, such as car accidents, semi-truck accidents, and wrongful death. Every day we help Kansans, just like you, who have suffered an injury through no fault of their own.
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