Angela M. Nelson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Gislason & Hunter LLP
 | 701 Xenia Avenue South, Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55416
Phone: 763-225-6000
Fax: 763-225-6099
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Angela M. Nelson is a partner at Gislason & Hunter Attorneys At Law, a firm with more than 40 attorneys that serves clients throughout the Upper Midwest. Ms. Nelson works out of the firm’s office in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and litigates medical malpractice cases throughout both Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Ms. Nelson has been licensed to practice law since 2000 and is admitted in all Minnesota and Wisconsin state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Her practice focuses on defending doctors, nurses, social workers and other individuals in the health care field from malpractice claims. She also represents a variety of hospitals, clinics and health care providers.

Ms. Nelson has experience with many different types of cases. She handles matters involving anesthesia issues, birth injuries, dental malpractice, emergency room issues, employment services, failure to diagnose, medication issues, medical staff issues, misdiagnosis, nursing issues, prescription issues, professional liability, oncology issues, regulatory counsel, surgical issues and more.

Over the course of her many years in practice, Ms. Nelson has litigated in various courts and before professional licensing boards. She handles cases involving a wide range of issues, including defending health care providers against claims of medical negligence or alleged releases of protected patient health information. She has also taken many cases to trial and is known for being a strong advocate for those she represents.

A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Dubuque, Ms. Nelson went on to earn her law degree from Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (90%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General (10%)

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice


Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2014

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About Angela Nelson

Admitted: 2000, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • Minnesota Female Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyer, Medical Malpractice Defense, Minnesota Law & Politics
  • Medical Malpractice Defense Rising Star, Minnesota Law & Politics, 2009-2014
  • Medical Malpractice Defense Rising Star, Minnesota Law & Politics, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • State of Wisconsin
  • State of Minnesota

Educational Background:

  • University of Dubuque, Bachelor of Arts, Honors: summa cum laude, 1996
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Office Location for Angela M. Nelson

701 Xenia Avenue South
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55416

Phone: 763-225-6000

Fax: 763-225-6099

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Last Updated: 1/17/2019

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