Michael Edward Nelson

Michael Edward Nelson

Brain Injury Lawyer

Seattle, WA





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About Me

Mike Nelson is a litigator with 31 years experience. A brain injury survivor, he is committed to helping those who continue to suffer devastating brain damage and serious injury. This year his TBI cases involving the Washington State DOT for negligent installation of cable barriers and another involving King County for an inadequate traffic control plan resolved for over a million dollars.

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Client Reviews

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Mike Nelson is a personable pleasant and effective lawyer

Posted by: Jodi over 4 years ago.

Mike Nelson took what was, to me, a devastating and confusing situation and clarified it into something I could handle. He talked to me in order to...
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Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Evan Matthew Oshan
Evan Oshan

Seattle,, WA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. A great attorney with experience in mild - severe brain injury cases. Michael Nelson is a great advocate with an excellent...
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1975 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/04/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1974 in Law

University of Puget Sound


Showing 1 of 10 awards

2014 Super Lawyer

Washington Law Politics


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Washington State Bar Association

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2008 What we all fear - a disabling brain injury that prevents us from practicing law - Plus R-67's perfect timing

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Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 19 occasions

2014 Human Damages

at Brain Injury Seminar

2009 Lystedt Law - Attorneys Do the Right Thing

at The NABIS Seventh Annual Conference on Brain Injury

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