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The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates often obtains referrals from judges, other lawyers, and previous clients. Below you will find just a few comments from previous clients. If you would like to speak with a previous client about their experience of having Tad Nelson & Associates by their side as an advocate, please call today. We will happily provide you with references.

The following testimonials are just a few of the many that have been received from previous clients of Tad Nelson. Please read them and get to know Tad Nelson from a client’s perspective. If you would like to add your opinion to this site please contact the Law Office of Tad Nelson & Associates.

Reviews From Our Clients

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Tad is the best!

“Tad is, in our opinion, the best attorney in the area. He has helped our family numerous times, with many different matters. He is very understanding and will not let his client down, he is a fighter and is on your side. We will recommend him anytime, about any legal issue.”

James Campbell, Criminal Defense Attorney in League City, TX
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

James Reese CampbellI endorse this lawyer. As a former prosecutor in Galveston County, I had countless cases with Tad. I have also seen him in trial numerous times. He is a strong advocate and is always fully prepared to fight for his clients.

Bill Sias

The odds were stacked against me and even though I prevailed in my case I am still scared to smile because I don’t want to tempt the fates, but Tad and Amber proved to be winning combination and devastating to the State’s case.They were really fantastic demonstrating a solid knowledge of trial advocacy and courtroom intuition. Their judgment was fantastic and I was stunned at the positive outcome. Can’t say how glad I was that they were on my side. These two are really good working together and they know how to win a case. I highly recommend their services if you are in trouble.

Jared Robinson, Criminal Defense Attorney in Galveston, TX
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Jared Seth RobinsonI endorse this lawyer. During my tenure as a prosecutor in Galveston County, Tad Nelson was that guy I knew was going to fight til the very end for his clients. He gained my utmost respect as a lawyer, litigator, and gentleman, due to the passion he exhibited for each of his clients. Even though we have spent the majority of the past six years on opposite sides of the isle, I consider Tad to be a mentor and a friend.

Mr. Nelson is the ONE and ONLY Attorney for your case!

“Mr. Nelson was great in every aspect! My first time to have a case, so you can image how nervous and scared I was. Mr. Nelson was easy to reach and his staff is wonderful. Yes, Mr. Nelson is expense, but you get what you pay for and he was very fare. Mr. Nelson delivered on every promise and was very sympathetic to all my questions and concerns.

My case was dismissed and it’s like it never happened. If you want a serious, experienced, sympathetic, and a straight-shooting attorney…Mr. Nelson is your man. I would recommend Mr. Nelson to anyone who is serious about getting their bang for their buck, subject to their case. He delivered on every promise!”

Willard Hall, DUI / DWI Attorney in Beaumont, TX
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Its always a good idea for a lawyer to get to know at least one lawyer in the ‘the next county over’. For me, the next county over includes the greater Galveston-Harris Counties and Tad A. Nelson is the lawyer I have gotten to know over there for many years. He’s a great lawyer, a tough negotiator, an accomplished litigator and someone I have recommended to others with very positive feedback received. Naturally, I endorse this lawyer.

Michael J

I would highly recommend Tad to anyone facing a criminal trial in Houston, TX. I have trusted him during the hardest time of my adult life, and he delivered very well. His experience and knowledge not only helped me understand the process I was going through, but won my case with a “NOT GUILTY” at trial. I knew I wasn’t guilty of the charges, but I wasn’t sure the jury could see it. Tad explained things to them in simple terms and they came back with the right verdict. I would use him again or refer others to him without any reservations.

Joshua Zientek, DUI / DWI Attorney in Conroe, TX
Relationship: Friend

Joshua ZientekI endorse this lawyer. Tad is a very nice guy and a fighter in the courtroom. I met Tad at a seminar for gas chromatography and he showed knowledge and a desire to learn. Well known and respected, he is not afraid to go head-to-head with anyone. Highly recommended.

An Incredible Attorney

“Tad was very sympathetic to my situation. It was a slow process, but it was worth it in the end. My case was dismissed. I would highly recommend Tad to ANYONE in need of a great attorney. While he is not the cheapest in town, he is the best in town. It was the best money that I have ever spent in my life.”

Matthew Horak, Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston, TX
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Matthew Patrick HorakI have worked with Tad Nelson when I was a prosecutor and then as a criminal defense attorney for the past several years. He is on my short list as a “go to guy” if I have a legal question or if I have a question about how something may play out in front of a jury. He knows people and it is easy to tell that he cares about his work and delivering excellent service to his clients.

B. Walters

Nelson & Associates is the best. I would tell anybody with any major criminal issues thaey should hire these guys…..actually hiring these guys is a must! They do so many little things to help out my family and then ultimately they got me my life back! Tad, Shelly, Amber….I owe you all! Go to Nelson & Associates……you will be glad you did!

Mark Thiessen, DUI / DWI Attorney in Houston, TX
Relationship: Worked together on matter

Mark Ryan ThiessenTad is a fantastic lawyer and friend. He’s locally and nationally regarded as a spectacular criminal attorney. Tad’s not only smart, but extremely passionate and likeable, which makes him an amazing trial attorney. Any client would be lucky to have Tad as there lawyer.

Tad Nelson is your man!!!

“I would recommend this guy to anyone in trouble. He did everything that he was going to do and more. I was sure that I had no hope at all, but he totally bailed me out. He is an excellent attorney and was extremely sympathetic to my problem. His fees were very reasonable compared to others and he worked with me the entire time. I would definitely call on him again.”

James Balagia, DUI / DWI Attorney in San Antonio, TX
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I met Tad because of his reputation for excellence in defending DWI cases but he has established himself as one hell of a criminal defense warrior in the Houston area. James Morris BalagiaTad attends all the top criminal defense seminars in order to stay on the cutting edge in the courtroom. I assure you that the prosecutors know who can take cases to trial for the win and Tad is definitely in that small group of trail lawyers. I know for a fact that I would refer every Houston area sex offense case to Tad as well as all other serious felonies. I do not give my endorsement lightly and assure you that Tad has the full backing of the DWI Dude when it comes to DWI representation and all serious felony accusation – when winning is the only option. Jamie “Dude” Balagia

KemahKeith (01/18/2013)

I hired Tad Nelson numerous times over the past five years for both Criminal Defense and Family Law. Unfortunately my son has had many incidents in Galveston County (particularly League City). As the incidents mounted, Tad took charge. He told my son and I "not to worry – that was his job". His staff is extremely friendly, prompt, helpful and professional. I have NEVER been disappointed with results of his services. The situation was hopeless, but Tad pulled us out and handled everything with such great knowledge of the law! You will not be disappointed if you hire Tad Nelson. He is the most resilient Attorney I have ever met and I highly recommend him. Tad is also very pleasant to work with – friendly and compassionate to his client’s needs. THE VERY BEST !

Lori Laird, Family Law Attorney in Houston, TX
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Tad Nelson is an aggressive, hard-working attorney who achieves excellent results for his clients. Lori Elaine Hall LairdHe is passionate and persistent in his dedication to justice. In my own practice, if some type of conflict arises and I need to refer a client to another attorney- Tad is one of the first people I think of to send prospective clients to. I give him my full endorsement.

Great Attorney, Knows the System, Will not sugarcoat it just give you facts and options

“Outstanding, just the facts kind of person, Did everything he said he would, and got the decision he said we would get one year before we got it. Would recommend to anybody in need of an attorney. Warning: If you are looking for sympathy, this is not the guy. However if your wanting a straight shooting attorney who will give you the best value for the buck this is your guy. (He is not cheap). Pros: Straight Shooter, Knows the system and the players.”

Keith S.

Wow! Thank you so much Tad! I never dreamed that I would be sitting here without even a reduction! When you told me you thought we should go to trial I couldn’t even breath…..But WOW! I can’t tell you how much I loved hearing those two magically words. Not Guilty! Tad Nelson & Associates is a can’t miss…..TRUST ME!