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Get to know Tad Nelson & Associates

State Bar of Texas
Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Texas Bar College
Rated by Super Lawyers
Martin Dale Hubbard Client Champion
AV Preeminent Lawyers

All Cases & People are Different

At The Law Offices of Nelson & Associates, we understand that the typical defendant is quite different from other types of criminally accused clients. Most our clients quite often are citizens that have gone their entire life without any negative contact with law enforcement and some have never even had a traffic ticket. Attorney Tad Nelson understands the unpleasant feeling a person gets when they are arrested, criminal charged and handled like a convict by police officers.

The process of being arrested, taken to jail, photographed and fingerprinted can be humiliating. Houston DWI attorney Mr. Nelson respects this anxiety; He respects your concerns and fears for your career and family. The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates is a small town law firm with offices in Houston, League City, and Galveston whose crusade is not only defending you against the State’s charges, but also to assist you and your family in coping with the problems that accompany a criminal charge.

Experienced, Dynamic Defense Lawyers

Attorney Tad Nelson and our Houston area criminal defense team at The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates has extensive experience defending people accused of drunk or impaired driving. These include driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI), driving under the influence of drugs, intoxication assault, and intoxication manslaughter (formerly referred to as involuntary manslaughter).

DWI litigation is one of the most complex areas of Texas criminal law. To successfully represent a person facing DWI related criminal charges requires extensive knowledge of the law and procedures.

In Texas, laws and intoxication detection techniques constantly change; accordingly, the legal team at Tad Nelson & Associates attends the most aggressive and instructive training seminars being administered, regardless of the location nationally. Being an effective Houston DWI lawyer also requires a local knowledge of the Houston (Harris County) area courts and having an understanding of the expectations of the judges.

Selected as Best DWI Attorney in Galveston County

Mr. Nelson’s main distinction as a DWI attorney comes from his ability to represent your cause in front of the jury. Mr. Nelson knows how to communicate with juries, and has tried hundreds of drunk driving cases throughout Southeast Texas with exceptional results. Tad Nelson is a Houston/Galveston DWI lawyer with the experience to fight the toughest DWI cases.

That’s probably why Tad Nelson was recently selected as “The Best Attorney in Galveston County” by the Galveston County Daily News.

Understanding the Prosecutor

Tad Nelson’s first job was as a Galveston County criminal attorney in the Galveston County District Attorney’s Office. During his three years as a prosecutor, Mr. Nelson gained experience in a wide variety of cases but quickly established himself a crack DWI prosecutor with the tools and ability to win alcohol-related cases. It was during his time in the misdemeanor division that Mr. Nelson started his DWI education.

Tad Nelson has tried thousands of alcohol-related cases in Galveston, Harris and Brazoria Counties and will put his knowledge and experience to work for you in the courtroom.

Tad Nelson has prosecuted many DWI cases; he knows both sides, he will not be surprised by the tricks of the prosecutor. Many of these tricks were perfected by Mr. Nelson himself, thus he can anticipate the moves and use them against the prosecution.

Serving Greater Houston

Tad Nelson opened the doors to his DWI law firm and his way of representing people to the Galveston/Houston community in 1995. Mr. Nelson proudly serves Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Montgomery and Harris Counties.

Nationally Known & Respected

Mr. Nelson’s training and experience has resulted in numerous invitations to speak to other attorneys about the practice of law in defending DWI cases. Mr. Nelson is also a frequent guest on local and national programs dealing with criminal issues.

These national programs include The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity and Colmes, CNN, and Court TV. Whether you are charged with a first-time DWI or intoxication manslaughter, Tad Nelson & Associates can handle your case from the Administrative License Revocation Hearing through final disposition.

The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates is a proven DWI defense firm that is prepared to go the extra mile for you. When you need a DWI lawyer with big city experience and small town values, you need Tad Nelson & Associates.