Marilyn H. Nelson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Beverly Hills, CA

Zukor and Nelson
 | 9401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1250
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310-274-0846
Fax: 310-278-4862
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Marilyn H. Nelson is an accomplished attorney with more than 25 years of experience helping clients in the Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California, areas with cases related to personal injury. Since co-founding the law firm Zukor and Nelson in 1988, Ms. Nelson has handled matters involving car accidents, property damage, premises liability, wrongful death and more. In one wrongful death case, she helped a grieving family recover more than $5.5 million after a young woman was killed and her friend injured in a car accident.

Ms. Nelson obtained her law degree from Southwestern Law School, after earning an undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is currently admitted to practice in California state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

In addition to her law practice, Ms. Nelson participates in a number of professional and community organizations. She has served as a hearings officer for the Los Angeles Police Department's Board of Rights and for the San Bernardino County Employees' Retirement Association. In previous years, she was a member of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and held various roles in the organization, including chair of its committee on domestic violence.

Always willing to give back to her community, Ms. Nelson has volunteered for a number of charitable organizations, including the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law.

Throughout her career, Ms. Nelson has received a number of awards and honors, including a "Difference Makers" award from the American Bar Association.

Practice Areas
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Personal Injury - General (100%)


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2013, 2016 - 2017

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About Marilyn Nelson

Admitted: 1988, California

Professional Webpage:


  • American Bar Association, Difference Makers Award, 2005
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Forensic Evidence, 1988
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Property I, 1985
  • Named to "The Top Women Attorneys in Southern California", Los Angeles Magazine, October 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1988
  • California, 1988
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • State Bar of California
  • San Bernardino County Employees' Retirement Association, Hearing Officer, 2008 - Present
  • Los Angeles Police Department, Board of Rights Hearing Officer, 2007 - Present
  • Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, Chair WLALA Conf. of Delegates Committee for State Bar Convention, 1997 - 1998
  • Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, Co-chair WLALA Conf. of Delegates Committee for State Bar Convention, 1996 - 1997
  • Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, 1996 - 2004

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chair WLALA Domestic Violence Committee, 1998 - 2004
  • FEMA Volunteer, Earthquake, January 1994
  • Harriet Buhai Center Volunteer, 1989 - 1991

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Los Angeles, California, B.A., Major: Psychology, 1985
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Office Location for Marilyn H. Nelson

9401 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1250
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Phone: 310-274-0846

Fax: 310-278-4862

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Last Updated: 6/26/2019

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