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Law Firm in KC
Collected Over
$1.5 Billion for our clients
Trusted By
40,000+ Clients

Nichelle L. Oxley


Email nlo@hfmlegal.com

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Trucking and Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Toxic Torts
  • Products Liability


Nichelle Oxley is a Shareholder at Humphrey, Farrington & McClain who manages a docket of complex cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, chemical exposure, product liability, and more.

Nichelle is an accomplished trial attorney who has tried cases in both State and Federal courts. She has enjoyed success not only at the trial court level but in appellate courts as well, authoring appellate briefs in Missouri District Courts and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Nichelle has been repeatedly recognized for her work, and has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers since 2018, a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers, and in 2021 received the Women’s Justice Award in the Litigation Practitioner category. 

Nichelle earned her law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2013, receiving the Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence and the Russell Goldman Award. Nichelle received her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in Accounting and Business Administration from Graceland University in 2010. While at Graceland, Nichelle participated in service projects in Nicaragua, Thailand, South Africa, and Zambia.

Nichelle lives close to the Historic Independence Square with her husband, daughter, and son.

Notable Verdicts & Settlements

  • $60 Million Jury Verdict in Breach of Contract Case – Demetre v. HMS Holdings Corp., 2017
  • $1 Million Settlement in Trucking Case – Stephanie Stanton v. Confidential, 2015
  • $499,080 Jury Verdict in Motorcycle Accident Case – Randel v. City of Kansas City, 2013
  • $235,000 Jury Verdict in Head Injury Case – Ellison v. Red Lobster, 2018
  • Numerous Six, Seven, and Eight-Figure Confidential Settlements

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Kansas, 2016
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals


BA, (magna cum laude)Accounting & Business Administration, Graceland University, Lamoni Iowa, 2010


J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 2013

Honors & Awards

Women’s Justice Award — Litigation Practitioner

Missouri Lawyers Media (2021)

Rising Star — Missouri & Kansas

Super Lawyers 2018-2021

Top 40 Under 40

2017-2019 – National Trial Lawyers

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • Kansas City Bar Metropolitan Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Association of Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City