Attorneys

Email: dvonruden@vrnlaw.com
Phone: (715) 514-2217

Dustin F. Von Ruden

Attorney

Dustin F. Von Ruden is a co-founder of Von Ruden & Nix, S.C., and represents clients in a wide range of real estate development, business transaction, financing, contract and general corporate governance matters. He devotes an extensive amount of his practice to all phases of commercial real estate development and transactions, including sales and acquisitions, leasing, financing, property management, construction, zoning and land use, and entity formation matters.

In addition to his real estate practice, Dustin provides advice and representation on a variety of business transaction, merger and acquisition, corporate governance, banking/finance, and contract matters to banking and financial institutions, private companies, contractors, manufacturing entities, telecommunications companies, entrepreneurs, rural cooperatives and agricultural businesses. Dustin is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Dustin grew up on a dairy farm in the Driftless Area of southwest Wisconsin, and in his free time enjoys spending time with his family and introducing his children to the great outdoors, fishing, hunting, and high golf scores.

Specialties

Banking & Financial
Business Transactions
Contract Negotiation
Cooperative Law
Corporate Governance & Consulting
Real Estate Development

Education

Marquette University Law School (JD, 2009)
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse (BS, 2004)

Email: gnix@vrnlaw.com
Phone: (715) 514-2217

Garrett W. Nix

Attorney

Garrett is a partner and co-founder of Von Ruden & Nix, S.C. Garrett grew up on a farm outside of Osseo, Wisconsin, graduating from Osseo-Fairchild in 2005. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point in Economics, while also playing baseball and serving as a captain of the UW-Stevens Point baseball team. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Garrett continued his education at Marquette University Law School, where he received his Juris Doctorate in 2012.

With a focus on business, real estate and estate planning practice areas, Garrett is experienced in providing a range of legal services. Garrett serves as general counsel to several businesses, assisting with business formation, mergers and acquisitions, and day-to-day operational issues. In addition to his business and transactional practice, he provides counsel to individuals on matters relating to estate planning, including the preparation of wills, trusts, and related documents. While Garrett provides services to all types of estate planning clients, he has a focus on assisting clients with business succession planning, including farming clients and small business owners looking to transition to the next generation.

Garrett also has developed skills in the niche areas of municipal and cooperative law, which each pose unique challenges requiring specialized knowledge. He serves as city/village/town attorney to several area municipal entities, assisting with open meetings/records compliance, development agreements, and other challenges municipal entities encounter. He also serves as general counsel to multiple cooperative entities in a variety of industries (ag supply, utility, and financial), providing legal guidance as to cooperative specific legal issues.

Garrett resides in Osseo with his wife and two children. He is active in several community organizations, currently serving as the President of the Osseo Merchants Baseball Organization and Vice-President of the Osseo Golf Club. When not at the office, he can typically be found on the golf course, in a tree, or on the lake, enjoying the outdoors.

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Wisconsin
Tri-County Bar Association
Eau Claire County Bar Association

Education

Marquette University Law School (JD, 2012)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point (BS, 2009)

Email: gnix@vrnlaw.com
Phone: (715) 514-2217

Email: shuebscher@vrnlaw.com
Phone: (715) 514-2217

Stephen J. Huebscher

Attorney

Stephen J. Huebscher is a business attorney and joined the firm in September, 2020. He handles a wide variety of legal matters, including business and real estate transactions, contract drafting and negotiation, foreclosure and collections matters, and general corporate consulting. He also maintains a litigation practice with experience in easement and boundary disputes, along with a variety of other issues.

Prior to joining Von Ruden & Nix, S.C., he worked at a law firm in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, for over seven years representing businesses and individuals, with a focus on litigation, insurance law, and real estate matters.

Outside of practicing law, Stephen enjoys hiking, kayaking, cooking, and brewing beer.

Specialties

Business Transactions
Real Estate Transactions
Contract Negotiation
Collections
Litigation

Education

University of Wisconsin Law School (JD, 2011)
Ripon College (AB, 2006)