Nikita Barooah is associated with the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam as a Guest Faculty of Law. She has LL M with specialization in Criminal Law which she has done from JB Law College, Assam. She holds a Master Degree in Economics and B.Ed from Gauhati University. She has been a practicing advocate in the Gauhati High Court and the Trial Courts in Assam for more than ten years specializing in Criminal Law and Family Law matters. She has been appointed as Mediator of the Gauhati High Court Mediation Centre and District Mediation Centre, Kamrup.