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Benjamin James Nicolet

Benjamin James Nicolet

Nicolet Law Office, S.C.
  • Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Minnesota, Wisconsin
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Summary

Benjamin handles bankruptcy and personal injury cases across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ben is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin; as well as the federal courts of the District of Minnesota and Western District of Wisconsin.

Benjamin graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. While attending law school, Ben was actively involved in the school's bankruptcy clinic program, where he represented low-income individuals from the Twin Cities in bankruptcy filings and proceedings. Ben also competed in Minnesota Law's Maynard Pirsig Moot Court program and upon graduation, Ben received the law school's Civil Litigation Concentration certificate. Ben is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and has co-authored articles for the institute's journal on multiple occasions.

Benjamin received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Between graduating from UW - Eau Claire and beginning law school, Ben spent a year living and teaching English in Kharkiv, Ukraine. During that time, he began learning the Russian language and he continues to study it.

In his free time, Benjamin enjoys spending time with his wife, bicycling, traveling, and playing chess.

Education
University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. (2017) | Law
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Maynard Pirsig Moot Court; Bankruptcy Clinic
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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
B.S. (2013) | Criminal Justice; Political Science
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Speaking Engagements
Parental Pitfalls in the Bankruptcy Code, Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section, https://www.mnbar.org/Meetings/Meeting?ID=2481#.Wh8hh0qnGUk
Minnesota State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
Chris Soper and Ben Nicolet discuss various parent/child cosigner and discharge issues including obligations for repayment of student loans, costs of a child’s juvenile detention, liabilities incurred through child’s tortious acts, and fraudulent transfers involving tuition and wedding payments.
Certifications
Civil Litigation Concentration
University of Minnesota Law School
Awards
Rising Star in the Field of Personal Injury Law
American Institute of Legal Advocates
Top 10 Under 40
National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys
Excellence For The Future Award – Property Law
The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction
Professional Associations
American Bankruptcy Institute
Member
Current
Activities: Publications: (1) Parental Pitfalls in the Bankruptcy Code: Discharge Exception for Judgment Against Parent Based On Willful and Malicious Acts of Children, XXXVI AM. BANKR. INST. J. 10-11, 66-67 (August 2017) (with Christopher Soper) (2) Statutory Interpretation Merry-Go-Round: Student Loan Cosigner Discharge Then, Now, and Later, XXXV AM. BANKR. INST. J. 22-23, 53 (August 2016) (with Christopher Soper)
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State Bar of Minnesota # 0399624
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Wisconsin # 1112903
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Minnesota
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Wisconsin
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Bankruptcy
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Nicolet Law Office, S.C. - Hudson, WI
511 Second Street
Suite 203
Hudson, WI 54016
USA
Telephone: (715) 377-2141
Nicolet Law Office, S.C. - Eau Claire, WI
402 Graham Avenue
Suite 305
Eau Claire, WI 54701
USA
Telephone: (715) 377-2141
Fax: (866) 908-1791
Nicolet Law Office, S.C. - New Richmond, WI
1500 Madison Avenue
Suite 2A
New Richmond, WI 54017
USA
Telephone: (715) 377-2141
Fax: (866) 908-1791
Nicolet Law Office, S.C. - Rice Lake, WI
337 N. Main Street
Rice Lake, WI 54868
USA
Telephone: (715) 377-2141
Fax: (866) 908-1791
Nicolet Law Office, S.C. - Superior, WI
1720 North Twelfth Street
Superior , WI 54880
USA
Telephone: (715) 377-2141
Fax: (866) 908-1791
Nicolet Law Office, S.C. - Woodbury, MN
724 Bielenberg Drive
Suite 126
Woodbury, MN 55125
USA
Telephone: (715) 377-2141
Fax: (866) 908-1791