Nicholas Barnes

Technology & Law Program Chair

Nicholas [dot] Barnes [at] nichols [dot] edu


  • BS, Management Information Systems, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • JD, Information and E-Commerce Law, University of New Hampshire School of Law


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.

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

Hobbies, Activities, etc.

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