Russell D. Nicolet

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Hudson, WI

Nicolet Law Office SC
 | 511 2nd Street, Hudson, WI 54016-2522
Phone: 715-802-0872
Fax: 866-908-1791
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Russell D. Nicolet is an attorney serving Hudson and western Wisconsin, and solely focused on helping people recover from difficult financial or personal situations. Mr. Nicolet works hard to ensure that the rights of his clients are protected and that their needs are represented. By focusing his entire law practice on bankruptcy and personal injury cases, he persistently strives to place his clients in better positions from which they started. Mr. Nicolet focuses on the needs of his clients through personal attention and conversations. He connects with his clients and families to better understand their needs and desired outcome.

    A 2007 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, Mr. Nicolet was admitted to the bar of both Wisconsin and Minnesota the same year. He is also admitted to two U.S. District Courts and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts of both Wisconsin and Minnesota. He is an active member of the Wisconsin Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, St. Croix Valley Bar Association and the Wisconsin Association for Justice. Russell Nicolet also offers pro bono legal services as part of his dedication to his Wisconsin community.

    Not only does he have a reputation for success with his bankruptcy and personal injury clients, he is also recognized within the legal community. Mr. Nicolet has been named one of the Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40 in Wisconsin and Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40 in Minnesota. Membership in these two groups is limited to two percent of all licensed attorneys. His ethical practices and legal skills have also been recognized in his BV Distinguished rating by Martindale-Hubbell.*

    For distinguished and quality representation for bankruptcy and personal injury cases, clients in Wisconsin turn to Russell Nicolet.

    *AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Personal Injury - General
    • 30%Bankruptcy
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Bankruptcy Law


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

    Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

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    About Russell Nicolet

    Admitted: 2007, Wisconsin

    Professional Webpage:


    • Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40 in Minnesota, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2012 - Present
    • Dean's Merit Award Scholarship, William Mitchell College
    • 5 out of 5 Star Client Rating,, 2011 - Present
    • Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40 in Wisconsin, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2012 - Present
    • Client Distinction Award,, 2013 - Present
    • Clients Choice - Bankruptcy, AVVO, 2012 - Present
    • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2014 – Present
    • National Advocates Top 15 Consumer Bankruptcy Law 2018 - Present
    • Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyers Specialty Association 2018 – Present
    • Top 25 Motor Vehicle Accident Trial Lawyers Specialty Association 2018 - Present
    • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2013 - Present
    • BV rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012 - Present

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, American Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2007
    • Member, The National Trial Lawyers
    • Minnesota, 2007
    • Member, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Minnesota, 2011
    • Member, Student Legal Society UWSP, 2001 - 2004
    • Member, Wisconsin Bar Association
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2007
    • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
    • Member, Better Business Bureau, 2012 - Present
    • Member, Wisconsin Association for Justice
    • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2011
    • Member, Eau Claire County Bar Association
    • Member, St. Croix Valley Bar Association
    • Wisconsin, 2007

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer, Eau Claire Free Legal Clinic 2011 - 2015
    • Volunteer, Polk County Free Legal Clinic, 2011 - 2012

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Lectured at CLE for Solo Marketing and Practice Area Decisions., Presenter, Solo Marketing/Practice Area Decisions, 2012
    • I have written a free book for clients titled "Get Free of Debt Now" discussing bankruptcy options and information., Get Free of Debt Now, 2012
    • The Ultimate Guide to Injury Cases in Wisconsin, The Ultimate Guide to Injury Cases in Wisconsin, 2012
    • Speaker/Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education, 2012 - 2015


    • Decision for Debtor after 2 day trial, 2014
    • 2013 - Bankruptcy Adversarial Action Defending Debtor - Win- Decision for Debtor after Trial 2012 - $198,000.00 slip and fall settlement 2012 - $500,000.00 motor vehicle accident settlement 2015 - $200,000.00 soft tissue motor vehicle accident settlement  

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • 2012 to 2015 Martindale Hubbell BV Rated 2013 to 2015 Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40 in Wisconsin - American Society of Legal Advocates 2013 to 2015 Client Distinction Award from Martindale Hubbell/Lawyers.Com. Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin.

    Educational Background:

    • University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, B.A. in Political Science & Business Administration, Minor: History, Pre Law Emphasis, 2004
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    Office Location for Russell D. Nicolet

    511 2nd Street
    Hudson, WI 54016-2522

    Phone: 715-802-0872

    Fax: 866-908-1791

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    Last Updated: 5/29/2020

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