Nelson Law Practice is committed to approaching the legal needs of its
clients in a holistic manner, with a strong belief that not every dispute
should be handled inside a courtroom. While litigation is sometimes
unavoidable, and certainly a strong component of our practice, we understand
that it is not always the most effective or efficient method of achieving our
clients' fundamental goals. At Nelson Law Practice, we believe our most
important role is that of Counselor and, as such, we are dedicated to providing
our clients with quality legal counsel that takes into consideration the legal,
financial and sometimes emotional or family needs of our clients.
If there is anything we are not, it is a one size fits all law firm.
Nelson Law Practice was
founded by April Nelson (a.k.a. "Nelson"), a graduate of the University of
Baltimore School of Law and the University of Alabama School of Social Work.
The practice is three-fold:
As an Attorney, Nelson is a fierce and unrelenting advocate for
the interests of her clients, whether it be in traditional litigation or as a
representative in mediation or arbitration.
As a trained Mediator,
Nelson acts in the capacity of a neutral, third-party, working delicately and
strategically with all parties to find a mutually agreeable solution to the
As a Contract
Attorney, Nelson is "the lawyer's lawyer," beginning her work as a
contract attorney in order to gain valuable experience in a variety of practice
areas, as well as to build a network of mentors. In this capacity, she is available
to assist other attorneys with specific assignments on an as-needed basis. This
may include, but is not limited to, research, drafting pleadings, and document