Nichole J. MohningPartner
Nichole J. Mohning
Nichole J. Mohning joined Cutler Law Firm, LLP in 2008. Nichole primarily practices in the area of employment law providing advice and counsel to both public and private employers on issues such as human resource policies and practices, federal and state equal employment opportunity and wage and hour laws, employee benefits and leave, and non-compete agreements. She also assists clients in defending employment-related claims in the courts and administrative agencies. Nichole has served as counsel to a human rights commission advising the commission on the investigation of complaints and litigating claims on behalf of the commission. Along with her employment practice, Nichole is also actively involved in litigating commercial disputes.
Nichole has presented numerous seminars regarding public and private sector employment matters, as well as providing related training to management and supervisors.
Nichole is originally from Le Mars, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.A. in history and American studies. Following graduation, Nichole was involved in secondary and higher education where she served as a teacher and administrator. In 1998, Nichole returned to school at the University of Kansas School of Law where she received her law degree in December, 2001, and was the co-recipient of the W. Ross Hutton Award given by the University of Kansas law school faculty for superior performance in the Legal Aid Clinic. Prior to joining Cutler Law Firm, LLP, Nichole practiced with the law firm of Clark, Mize & Linville, Chtd. in Salina, Kansas.
- University of Kansas (B.A. History and American Studies, 1995)
- University of Kansas School of Law (J.D., 2001)
- Kansas (2002); South Dakota (2008)
- United States District Court for the District of South Dakota (2008)
- United States District Court for the District of Kansas (2002)
- United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit (2002)
- American Bar Association (Labor & Employment Section)
- South Dakota Bar Association
- Second Circuit Bar Association
- Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource Management
Areas of Practice
- Administrative Law
- Business & Commercial Litigation
- Employment & Employee Benefits Law
- Environmental & Land Use Zoning
- Municipal & Government Law
- Civil Litigation
- Robert Bennis Elementary School PTA – Committee Chair
Recent Articles & News
By Brendan (Bo) F. Pons and Michael D. Bornitz The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is meant to be a festive week of riding motorcycles, attending concerts, shopping, and having an all-around fun time. No one goes to Sturgis expecting to get into a motorcycle collision or...
In June, Cutler Law Firm Partner Nichole Mohning spent a week volunteering with Community Health Initiative (CHI) Haiti. Nichole was part of a team of volunteers compromised of medical providers and non-medical volunteers from across the United States as well as...
As has been widely reported by local media outlets, Mill’s Fleet Farm is coming to Sioux Falls. In a development project with Lloyd Companies, the 185,000 square foot facility will be located within the Sanford Sports Complex, at the corner of E. Benson Road and...
On February 22, 2018, a rural South Dakota jury returned a $900,000.00 verdict for Cutler Law Firm, LLP Attorneys Michael Bornitz and Sam Krystosek and their client in a car collision lawsuit. The plaintiff, a construction contractor, was injured when a commercial...
Cutler Law Firm, LLP attorneys Kent Cutler, Mike Bornitz and Kim Wassink were successful in challenging the circuit court’s decision in Stern Oil Company, Inc. v. James Brown d/b/a Exxon Goode to Go and Freeway Mobil. The case involved a breach of contract action...
Cutler Law Firm, LLP is pleased to announce that Eric R. Matt has joined the firm as a business and estate planning attorney. Eric was born and raised on a dairy farm in Quinn, South Dakota. He earned a Bachelors of Business Administration, summa cum laude, from the...
Cutler Law Firm, LLP is pleased to announce that Eric E. Erickson will become a partner with the firm as of January 1, 2018. Eric Erickson joined the firm as an associate in 2013. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in political science with a minor in business...
Attorney Nichole Mohning Roths has become a partner with Cutler & Donahoe, LLP, effective January 1, 2012. Nichole primarily practices in the area of employment law, providing advice and counsel to both public and private employers on issues such as human resource...