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Nicholas Vivian


Areas of Practice

Whether representing a community bank, a local business or a real estate investor, every transaction I am involved with supporting the community. There is no greater professional joy than seeing a building constructed or property transferred to the next generation with my help. Our communities thrive when our banks are strong, our businesses are healthy and investors are well supported. I’m proud to be a member of the business community and focus my efforts on making our communities a great place to work and live.

Nick is a shareholder with Eckberg Lammers and the lead attorney for the firm’s banking & finance, business and commercial real estate groups. Nick works regularly with financial institutions, local governments, and small businesses to achieve their business goals in a smart, cost-effective, results-oriented way. He also aggressively represents his clients in legal proceedings when issues arise. Nick specializes in:

  • Business organizations
  • Business succession planning
  • Business Mediation (Wisconsin)
  • Commercial real estate
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Municipal counsel
  • Commercial lending & loan documentation

Nick is committed to helping local communities succeed through both municipal development and business growth, and his practice reflects that dedication.

Nick’s perspective combines the experience of representing lenders, municipalities, businesses, and individuals in complex legal matters. Having represented all sides in these transactions gives Nick the know-how to efficiently negotiate deals and close transactions. He is passionate about economic development and job creation. His love for business is evident in the representation of his clients.

When Nick isn’t advocating for clients, you’ll likely find him at either a hockey rink or baseball field in Western Wisconsin; where he lives with his wife and three sons.

Contact NICHOLAS Today.

Call 715-386-3733 or send an e-mail to schedule an appointment


  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court – District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court
    – Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals – 7th Circuit


  • Hamline University School of Law St. Paul, MN
    - J.D., magna cum laude
  • Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
    - B.A., summa cum laude


  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
    - Member, Finance Committee Chair
  • 19th District Bar Association
    - Member & Past President
  • Washington County Bar Association


Rising Stars (2013 - 2018)
– Super Lawyers Magazine

Nick Vivian - Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2018


  • Hudson Chamber of Commerce
    - Board Member, Past Chair
  • First Resource Bank
    - Board Member
  • Ignite Wisconsin
    - Past Board Member
  • New Richmond Hockey Association
    - Past Board Member
  • Momentum West
    - Member
  • Hudson Daybreak Rotary
    - Member
  • St. Croix Therapy
    - Chairman
  • St. Croix Economic Development Corporation
    - Member, Past Board Member
  • Innovation Foundation of Western Wisconsin
    - Past Board Member

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