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Languages spoken: Spanish, Polish

Practice areas


  1. Consumer Protection: 80%
    7 years
  2. Lemon Law: 20%
    3 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • William Hughes Nicholson IV

    Brian Is a knowledgeable and experienced lawyer for consumer law and debt collection cases.


    William Nicholson Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Brian Ellsworth

201-B Waller Ave
Greenwood, SC, 29649


SCGood Standing201308/03/2016
MNAuthorized to practice200907/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarMinnesota Super Lawyers2013
Dean's Award for EvidenceUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law2008
Dean's ListUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law2007
Dean's ScholarshipUniversity of St Thomas School of Law2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyEllsworth Law Firm2013 - Present
AttorneyVanDerHeyden Law Office2009 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2014 - Present
South Carolina Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Shorter v. Equity Bank, No. A11-2056, 2012 WL 3892157 (Minn. App. Sept. 10, 2012) (Shorter I).Reversed for consumer.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Dispute Resolution JournalArbitrating Multi-Peril Crop Insurance Disputes.2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of St. Thomas School of Law - MinneapolisLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Marquette UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Financial education for what comes nextStudent Loan Debt2014
Saddled For A Lifetime: Student Debt and Financial AidStudent Loans2012