PITTSFIELD -- Sarah Nichols has joined Signature Associates Real Estate, the firm has announced.

Nichols grew up in the Berkshires, then graduated from Suffolk University in 2008, and the Massachusetts School of Law in 2011. She was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2011.

After practicing law in Boston, Nichols returned to the Berkshires to be closer to her family. She had a residential real estate law practice in the Berkshires until December 2013.

Nichols is a member of the Berkshire Bar Association, and the Massachusetts and American Bar Associations. She also holds a Massachusetts Brokers License.

She resides in Pittsfield with her husband, Kirk.