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Nicole H Nelson

Nicole H Nelson

Practice areas:

Immigration, Appeals

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Immigration: 95%
  2. Appeals: 5%



Hourly ($275-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Brent W Renison

    Nicole Nelson is an amazing advocate for her clients, and gets results in even the most difficult cases. She is exceedingly smart and fights hard for her clients because she is conscientious and cares about the people who entrust their case to her. I endorse her without reservation.


    Brent Renison Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christopher A Slater

    I endorse this lawyer. I have had the pleasure of knowing Nicole since law school. She sincerely cares about the plight of her clients and she fights for their rights with compassion and professionalism. I would not hesitate to refer clients to her knowing that they would be well represented.


    Christopher Slater Discrimination Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Nelson Smith LLP

208 SW First Avenue, Suite 360
Portland, OR, 97204

928 Nuuanu Avenue, Suite 403
Honolulu, HI, 96817





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerNELSON|SMITH, LLP2001 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997