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The Law Office of Christopher S. Nelson, P.A. is general practice law firm representing individuals, families and businesses in the areas of civil litigation, family law, personal injury, criminal defense, immigration, probate and Real Estate transactions.   In addition to representing clients at the State and Federal levels throughout Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County. We also handle cases in Central and North Florida.  Please contact us at (305) 587-1050 to schedule your initial consultation. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    11 years
  2. General Practice: 25%
    11 years
  3. Family: 15%
    11 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    11 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • K. Paulette Perryman

    I have known Attorney Nelson for many years. He has proven himself to be highly reliable, responsible and professional. I have trusted and respected his advice on many occasions and endorse this lawyer with complete confidence.


    K. Perryman
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I strongly endorse Chris. Even though we opposed each other in a litigaiton matter, it was an absolute pleasure working with him. Ethical and professional -- what I most admire about a fellow lawyer.


    Gregory Anderson
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Christopher S. Nelson P.A.

by Appointment
611 Eaton Street
Key West, FL, 33040


FLMember in Good Standing200506/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerChristopher S. Nelson, P.A.2012 - Present
AttorneyCunningham Miller, PA2007 - 2012
Clerk/AttorneyNelson and Freedlander2004 - 2006
ClerkSimon & Nelson, P.A.2001 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaMember2012 - Present
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMember2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Monroe County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
*Confidential* vs. QuikParkVerdict for Plaintiff
*Confidential* vs. RossiVerdict for Plaintiffs
*Confidential* vs. Wells FargoSettled before trial
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Florida State UniversityRisk Management and InsuranceBS - Bachelor of Science2000