David Norton Nelson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Macon, GA

Chambless, Higdon, Richardson, Katz & Griggs, LLP
 | 3920 Arkwright Road, Suite 405
Macon, GA 31210
Phone: 478-745-1181
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (90%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

David Norton Nelson is a partner at Chambless, Higdon, Richardson, Katz & Griggs, which is located in Macon, Georgia. An experienced litigator in both state and federal proceedings, he devotes most of his practice to defending hospitals and long-term care facilities, physicians and other health care providers who have been sued for medical malpractice resulting in personal injuries. Mr. Nelson also provides defense representation to clients in a variety of other civil litigation matters. He has handled cases related to automobile liability, insurance claims, coverage issues and general liability issues. Mr. Nelson provides his legal services to clients in the greater Macon and Atlanta areas as well as other locations in the central part of the state.

After earning his Bachelor of Arts in 1990 from Emory University, Mr. Nelson went on to attend Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1995. Admitted to practice in Georgia, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

An active participant in several professional organizations, Mr. Nelson is a member of the American and Macon bar associations and DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar. He also belongs to the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, and he has previously served on that organization's board of directors. During his legal career, Mr. Nelson has been asked to speak before a variety of organizations and at professional seminars. He has also authored several articles that have been published in the annual publication of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (90%)

Civil Litigation (10%)


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Rising Stars: 2005 - 2006

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About David Nelson

Admitted: 1995, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.chrkglaw.com/attorneys/members/nelsondn.htm

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Georgia, 1995
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Member Board of Directors, 2004 – Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Macon Bar Association
  • United States District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "General Overview of Medical Records and the Release of Protected Health Information." Medical Records Law In Georgia Seminar, 2006
  • "Georgia Evidence: Recent Updates and Developments." Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Mid-Year Seminar, 2002
  • The Family Exclusion - Is it Enforceable?, Law Journal, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, 2001

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, B.A., 1990
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Office Location for David Norton Nelson

3920 Arkwright Road
Suite 405
Macon, GA 31210

Phone: 478-745-1181


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Last Updated: 7/24/2015

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