Associate General Counsel
Nicole Gelston serves as the Associate General Counsel to the University. She provides legal advice on the wide range of legal and other issues that affect the University of Connecticut.
Before joining the University, Nicole was a partner in the New Haven law firm of Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante, where she practiced for fourteen years. Nicole handled complex civil and criminal matters and represented municipalities, individuals and businesses in state and federal court. Nicole also briefed and argued civil and criminal appeals before the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts and the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Nicole was awarded the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Award for Overall Achievement and was featured in Quinnipiac Law Magazine for her many professional accomplishments. Nicole was selected one of Connecticut’s Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine. Attorney Gelston graduated magna cum laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law.