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Practice Areas

  • Probate
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Family Law
  • Business Law
  • Contracts
  • Estate Planning
  • General Civil Litigation
Rated By Super Lawyers | Rising Stars Nicole A. Raebel |


Nicole Raebel is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Nicole attended Winona State University and received her Bachelor’s degree with a major in Communication Studies and a minor in Political Science. Nicole began working with Jaspers, Moriarty & Wetherille during law school as a Law Clerk. After spending almost 2 years clerking with Jaspers, Moriarty & Wetherille, the firm hired Nicole as an Associate Attorney following her admission to the bar.

Nicole has both transactional and litigation experience through her work as a Student Certified Attorney with Clearwater and Pennington County attorney’s offices, and as a Law Clerk to General Counsel at a local Minneapolis tech company. She was also a Volunteer Investigator for two years with the Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility’s 4th District Ethics Committee. Nicole was born and raised in Minnesota, enjoys volunteering in the community, and looks forward to becoming involved in local programs and organizations.

Nicole maintains a general legal practice including primarily: probate, debtor/creditor, family, business, contract, estate planning and general civil litigation.


  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Dean’s Award in Mediation
    • Honors: Student Certified Attorney with the Nonprofit Clinic
  • Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean’s List of Academic Excellence
    • Honors: Lambda Pi Eta – A Communication Scholars Honor Society

Notable Cases

  • Court appointed as a Civil Public Defender in over 350 cases in Scott County, Minnesota
  • Represented parties in over 250 Guardianship/Conservatorship cases
  • Represented parties in Guardianship/Conservatorship cases in 7 Minnesota Counties
  • Successfully defended a Petition for attorney’s fees for over $10,000 in a Conservatorship case
  • Advised clients and established various Special Needs Trust and Supplemental Needs Trusts
  • Represented Personal Representatives in probate matters in 7 different Minnesota counties
  • Successfully litigated a contested Personal Representative appointment
  • Advised Personal Representatives in various probates with values of over $1 Million
  • Presenter at an Estate Planning Seminar


  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars List