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Nichols College

Learn. Lead. Succeed

Nicholas Barnes

With a background as a technology consultant, project manager, intellectual property counsel, and general counsel for a software startup, Professor Barnes combines his love of law and technology and brings that experience into the classroom.

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Nicholas Barnes

Associate Dean for Liberal Arts / Associate Professor of Business and Law


He teaches the following courses:

  • Information Systems
  • Information Security
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Computer Law & Ethics
  • Social Media
  • Learning to Lead

Industry Experience

  • Brighton House Associates, former General Counsel, Director of Compliance, Project Director
  • Fidelity Investments (FMR Co.), former Trademark Associate
  • Information Security and Technology Consultant


In his spare time, Professor Barnes is an avid runner, surfer and ultimate Frisbee player.