Eric Nelson is an attorney with Halberg Criminal Defense in Minneapolis, Minnesota’s largest and most experienced criminal defense firm. He has dedicated his career to representing clients charged with all types of crimes, from high-profile cases to minor traffic accidents. His experience includes defending homicide, sex offenses, assaults, drug offenses, DWI and alcohol-related traffic offenses. He has also represented individuals facing civil commitment as a sexually psychopathic personality or a sexually dangerous person. Mr. Nelson offers high-quality representation and astute legal advice to individuals involved in criminal cases throughout Minnesota.
Mr. Nelson has a wide range of criminal defense experience. His practice areas include defense for assault, burglary, criminal sexual conduct and child pornography, drug crimes, drug and alcohol testing, DWI, expungement, forgery, fraud, homicide, hit-and-run, kidnapping, probation, terrorism threats, theft, white collar crime and more. Mr. Nelson is a frequent speaker on criminal law and serves as a judge for moot court and mock trial competitions. He has contributed to the Minnesota DWI Deskbook, a comprehensive source for DWI attorneys in Minnesota.
Mr. Nelson is admitted to practice before all state courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin as well as the federal bar in Minnesota and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. He is a past member of the board of directors of the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a member of the Douglas K. Amdahl American Inn of Court and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Nelson is a cum laude graduate of Eastern College, and he received his Juris Doctor degree from Hamline University School of Law.
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Last Updated: 2/22/2016