Nikki Swayne, Attorney


Nikki C. Swayne joined Abt Law Office in 2017, where she serves as the associate attorney. Her primary focus areas include family law and civil litigation. Additionally, Nikki drafts wills, deeds and various business documents and provides legal advice for the City of Westby. 

In 2015, Abt Law Office was appointed Corporation Counsel for Vernon County. In this capacity, Nikki provides legal advice to many county committees and agencies, reviews and revises contracts, represents the county in human services mental health cases and child support cases, drafts ordinances and resolutions and more. Additionally, Nikki serves as president of the Vernon County Bar Association.

Nikki comes to Abt Law Office with over eight years of experience practicing law. Nikki practiced in Alaska for five years, where she gained substantial trial experience, having tried 24 jury trials before returning to Wisconsin where she resumed her practice of law. 

Nikki grew up in rural Ohio and now resides in Vernon County with her husband and two young children. She attended Kenyon College, graduating magna cum laude in 2004; and, received her Juris Doctorate from University of Wisconsin Law School in 2008. Nikki is active in the community, including being a member of the Vernon Women's Alliance and board member of the Viroqua Hills Golf Course. In her free time, Nikki enjoys golfing, reading, spending time with her family, and outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and bike riding.

Nikki considers Vernon County to be her home. She is grateful for the opportunity to represent her fellow community members through her legal practice.