Shaniqua S. BigginsAttorney
Shaniqua S. Biggins is a native of Charleston, Mississippi, who joined Nahon, Saharovich, & Trotz, PLC shortly after beginning her legal career. She graduated from Charleston High School as the Salutatorian of her graduating class and further pursued her education at the University of Southern Mississippi. While at USM, Mrs. Biggins was often named on the Dean’s List. She was also a member of the LuckyDay Citizenship Scholarship Program where she served on the leadership team and a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated where she is currently an active member. After only three years in her undergraduate program, Ms. Biggins graduated from USM with a Bachelor’s of Art in English and a minor in Spanish.
Following graduation from USM, Ms. Biggins began the journey to her lifelong aspiration of becoming an attorney. She moved to Oxford, MS to begin law school at the University of Mississippi School of Law. During law school, Ms. Biggins was named on the Dean’s List and Advanced Student for the Low-Income Housing Clinic where she worked as a student attorney for various clients. Because she achieved the highest grade of any student participating in this Clinic, Ms. Biggins was recognized as the most outstanding student in the program. Ms. Biggins also competed in the Steen Dalehite and Pace Trial Competition where she was named one of the top eight competitors and became a member of the Trial Advocacy Board. She was also the only recipient of the Mississippi Valley Title Scholarship in her class.
In addition to her legal studies, Ms. Biggins served as a legal extern for the Seventeenth District Attorney’s Office of Mississippi in both Batesville, MS and Hernando, MS and as a law clerk for the Shelby County’s Office in Memphis, TN. Still, she continued to excel academically and graduated cum laude.
At the inception of her legal career, Ms. Biggins practiced in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, family law, civil rights litigation, and governmental litigation. She also served as the Public Defender for the City of Horn Lake, MS. Ms. Biggins is licensed in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas.
Since her childhood, Ms. Biggins has always had a passion for serving others; insomuch that she has devoted countless hours of community service to tutoring grade school children and mentoring young men and women. Ms. Biggins also advocates for human rights and education reform through various nonprofit organizations and is passionate about their progression.
All in all, the ultimate goal for Ms. Biggins is to always zealously represent injured people and to continue being a voice for those who need her to be.
J.D., The University of Mississippi, Robert C. Khayat School of Law, 2018
B.A., The University of Southern Mississippi, 2014
Major - English, Minor - Spanish
- Outstanding Student Award for Housing Clinic
- Receipt of the Mississippi Title Valley Scholarship
- Finalist in the Steen Dalehite and Pace Trial Competition