photo of Joel Nelson
photo of Joel Nelson

Joel D. Nelson



Joel Nelson graduated from the Nebraska College of Law in 1997 and went on to serve as a staff attorney with Legal Services of Southeast Nebraska and then as judicial clerk to the Honorable Richard D. Sievers of the Nebraska Court of Appeals. Mr. Nelson joined the firm in 1999 where his practice centers on personal injury, workers’ compensation, insurance defense, and other civil litigation. He brings and defends cases for clients across Nebraska. His experience includes over 30 jury trials, over 50 workers’ compensation trials, and 6 arguments to the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Mr. Nelson is experienced in handling third-party negligence claims arising from work injuries, and insurance coverage disputes. His achievements include a $1.6 million dollar judgment in an insurance dispute arising from a serious personal injury.
Education & Admissions:


  • University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1997 J.D.
  • Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1994 B.A. English


Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
Practice Areas
Insurance Defense
Personal Injury
Car & Auto Accident
Workers' Compensation
Business Law
Civil Litigation