Lauren M. Nelson

Lauren M. Nelson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Houston, TX

Kroger Burrus Nelson
 | 3100 Weslayan, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713-961-7952
Fax: 713-961-7953
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense (80%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Health Care (10%)
Attorney Profile

Ms. Nelson has a successful litigation practice in which she defends several large healthcare clients across Texas. She focuses on medical malpractice defense litigation and advising clients on risk management, quality assurance and health law issues including HIPAA/HITECH compliance. She also represents healthcare clients before the Texas Medical Board and Texas Board of Nursing. In addition to defending healthcare providers, Ms. Nelson helps individuals and entities create corporations and start businesses. She also uses her background in information systems to help entrepreneurs in medical and biotechnology startups.

About Lauren Nelson

Admitted: 2007, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Greater Houston Society for Healthcare Risk Management (GHSHRM), 2006
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Admitted: 2007, Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program


  • Johnnie Juarez, et al. v. South Texas Retina Consultants, Kurt Jackson, MD & CHRISTUS Spohn Health System Corporation d/b/a CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – South, Cause Number 2012CCV-60204-3, County Court at Law No. 3, Nueces County, Texas, 2014
  • Charles Haskell v. Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services, Inc., et al.; No. 01-09-00553-CV; 363 S.W.3d 754 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2012, pet. denied)(COA affirmed dismissal for failure to serve an expert report), 2012
  • Bonnie Allgor, et al. v. James Anton, MD & John Camp, MD, Cause Number 2011-01014, 190th Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas, 2012
  • Arnitra Racine v. Susan Raine, MD, 2010 WL 3028779 Tex.Dist., 2010
  • Grizelda Fernandez, et al. v. Nelson Uzquiano, MD, et al., Cause Number 2008-21541, 270th District Court, Harris County, Texas, 2010
  • Amy Vazquez v. Baylor College of Medicine, et al., 2009 WL 1066897 Tex.Dist., 2009
  • Gary Vanderbeek v. San Jacinto Methodist Hosp., 246 S.W.3d 346 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2008)(COA affirmed summary judgment), 2008
  • Poland v. Grigore, 249 S.W.3d 607 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2008)(COA affirmed dismissal for failure to serve expert report), 2008

Representative Clients:

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Hendrick Medical Center, Cenikor, Mitsui 

Educational Background:

  • Baylor University, MBA, 2016
  • South Texas College of Law, JD, 2006
  • Baylor University, BBA in Information Systems, 2003
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Office Location for Lauren M. Nelson

3100 Weslayan
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77027

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Last Updated: 10/10/2019

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