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Daniel J. Nichols

Areas of Practice


P:  605.332.6803 • F:  605.332.3692

E:  [email protected]


Attorney At Law



Client service is a very important part of my practice. I strive to promptly return phone calls and e-mails and keep my client’s informed regarding their legal matters. I look forward to working with you.


Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Washington High School • Class of '71


University of South Dakota

• Political Science

• History

• Juris Doctorate in Law


Since 1982, Dan has been in the private practice of law in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  At Nichols & Rabuck, P.C., Dan is a senior partner.  


Dan has also served on the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Parole, including holding the position of Chairman of the Board from 2000-2001.

427 N. Minnesota Ave, Suite 101

Sioux Falls, SD 57104

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Contact Daniel J. Nichols

Family Law – Dan has handled various divorces, custody and child support cases, and adoptions.


Contract Law – Dan has drafted and negotiated hundreds of contracts of various natures, including preparing business agreements;  Dan has also litigated contract disputes.


Trusts, Wills and Probates – preparing wills, powers of attorney, living wills, living trusts and other estate planning documents is an area Dan is proficient in.  He has also successfully probated numerous estates and has litigated probate and will disputes.


Business Law – Dan has organized hundreds of partnerships, corporations, LLC’s, LLP’s, and non-profit corporations. In addition to strategic formation, Dan represents entities and businesses of all sizes as they grow and change, from mom-and-pops to multi-million dollar corporations.


Real Estate Law – With a background in real estate law from working for the South Dakota Real Estate Commission in Pierre, Dan does a significant amount of property law.  Dan has successfully litigated real estate cases before the South Dakota Supreme Court.


Criminal Law – While Dan is mostly known for his business and family law experience and expertise, he also has a knack for defending the accused, as Dan is satisfied to keep figures of authority in check of the law.  He knows the law and is skilled in procedure.