Attorney Jackelyn “Niky” Wooding is a Maryland licensed attorney and a graduate from Prairie View A&M University, with a B.A. degree in Political Science. She spent several years working for Fortune 100 corporation in the areas of finance and strategic partnerships. After her work in the the corporate sector, Jackelyn attended North Carolina Central University School of Law, where she excelled in the Intellectual Property (IP) curriculum, and was a member of the moot court, President of the IP Law Society, and interned at the United State Patent and Trademark Office.
Following her admission to the Maryland Bar, Jackelyn served as an examiner at the United State Copyright Office, located in Washington D.C. Coupling her legal experience and IP knowledge with her business acumen, she began The Wooding Firm to provide readily-accessible legal counsel and representation in the complex area of IP law, Entertainment law, Business and Family law.
As an effective negotiator, Jackelyn makes her best effort to settle cases when possible, as she often finds that this is in the best interest for her clients. However, if litigation is required, she will work tirelessly in preparation for court. Jackelyn has excelled in and out of the courtroom through her keen attention to detail, understanding of the application of the law, and ability to defend and articulate client’s rights.
However, Ms. Wooding is more than an attorney, she is also a certified mediator. She began mediating in law school facilitating dispute resolution between parties in civil, family law, criminal, and truancy matters. After graduation, Jackelyn became a mediator at the Maryland Office of the Attorney General where she resolved disputes between local consumers and business owners.
Currently, Jackelyn teaches intellectual property law and volunteers her time with several legal and community-based organizations, and she is also a strong advocate for domestic violence awareness and prevention.