Speaker Bio

Nicolle Schippers is the Associate General Counsel and Legal Industry Advocate at ARAG, an international legal insurance provider. In this role, she advocates for legal insurance as a necessary means to close the access to justice gap, encouraging dialogue to incorporate it into the profession.

Nicolle serves on the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Board of Directors, the Iowa State Bar Association (ISBA) Board of Governors, and the Board of Directors for: the Group Legal Services Association (GLSA), ISBA Public Service Project, the ACC Iowa Chapter, and the Polk County Bar Association. Nicolle was recently appointed to the Iowa Access to Justice Commission, is chair of the ISBA Corporate Counsel Section and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the ISBA Foundation.

Nicollle is a published novelist and author whose work has been featured in legal publications such as the ACC Docket and Law Practice Today.