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Nicole Carlton

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Nicole Carlton is a dedicated attorney with experience in family law and estate planning. She approaches each case with compassion and innovation, always working to secure the best possible outcome for her clients. She takes the time to really listen to her clients in order to better understand their unique concerns, problems, and goals. With every case she takes on, Nicole strives to ensure that her clients are prepared for the future so that they can move forward with their lives.

Nicole attended the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, where she obtained her undergraduate degree in International Economics with a minor in Spanish. She went on to earn her law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2009. She is a lifelong resident of Carthage and spends part of her time working at our Carthage office.

In 2014, Nicole was elected to the Young Lawyers’ Section of the Missouri Bar where she remains to this day. Additionally, she is a former president and secretary of the Jasper County Bar Association and a current member of the Missouri Bar Family Law Committee. She is also a member of Rotary International, PEO, and the Carthage Chamber of Commerce.

In her free time, Nicole enjoys spending time with her husband, Brock Wagner, and their children. She also enjoys being involved in local church and community events and activities.


  • Arkansas School of Law

Bar & Admissions

  • Missouri Bar, Family Law Section
  • Western District of Missouri
  • Jasper County Bar Association


  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section
  • Rotary International
  • Art Feeds Carthage

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In the moments immediately following an accident, it can be hard to know what to do. With insurance companies constantly pushing settlement offers to stop victims from fighting, it can seem like the only way out is to accept the situation and move forward. At Buchanan, Williams & O’Brien, P.C., we know this is not true. Do not fight your case alone. Our team has helped thousands of clients to obtain the settlements they truly deserve.

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