Erik A. Nelson, J.D.
Mr. Erik Nelson is an experienced Criminal Attorney. Raised in Houston, Texas, he attended the University of Texas for his bachelor’s degree and The University of Wisconsin for his Juris Doctorate. Upon admission to the Texas Bar, he began working for the Harris County District Attorney’s office where he worked in Felony, Misdemeanor, Juvenile, and Justice of the Peace courts. Mr. Nelson left the prosecutor’s office and began working as a defense attorney in 2011. Since then, he has successfully defended all manner of criminal matters in and around the Harris and Montgomery County areas.
Mr. Nelson has spent his career representing the accused and handled all manner of criminal offenses from Super aggravated 1st degree felonies all the way down to Class B misdemeanors and gotten not guilties for his clients at every level. He specializes in helping clients navigate the complex process from before you are arrested until after you are exonerated. He has a well-earned reputation as a tough trial ready criminal defense lawyer with a focus on client-centered practice.
Mr. Nelson believes that is a lawyer’s duty to be his client’s champion in the arena. To defend his client’s rights and to achieve his client’s goals rather than to try and convince a client to accept a deal they do not want.