Seth Nelson concentrates his practice in Family Law and Family Law Mediation. In 2001, he earned his Juris Doctor from University of Florida, College of Law. After graduation, he clerked for The Hon. John C. Godbold, Senior Circuit Judge for the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Nelson is the sole shareholder of Seth R. Nelson, P.A. that is conveniently located in South Tampa. He is divorced, has a young child and understands that the best outcome of a case is not necessarily at trial. He is known for developing creative solutions to help his clients obtain the best overall outcome for them and their families.
He is a Board Member for the Hillsborough County Bar Association Family Law Section, Member of the Hillsborough County Family Law Inn of Courts and is a former Candidate for Tampa City Council.
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I have had the opportunity to represent several clients in mediations with Seth as the mediator. I use Mr. Nelson as the mediator in my highly contested and complex cases. He is very thorough, professional, and ethical. His creative and intellectual thought process makes him a great problem solver. I highly endorse this lawyer.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2002||12/08/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Family Law Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Family Law Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Family Law Rising Star 2012||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Shareholder||Nelson Law Group||2008 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Michael P. Maddux, P.A.||2006 - 2008|
|Associate Attorney||Wetherington, Hamilton & Harrison, PA||2004 - 2006|
|Associate Attorney||Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney||2002 - 2003|
|Law Clerk to the Hon. Senior Judge John C. Godbold||United States Court Of Appeals For The 11th Circuit||2001 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Family Law Inn of Court (Tampa)||Executive Committee Member||2014 - Present|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Executive Committee||2012 - Present|
|Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator||Mediator||2010 - Present|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Attorney Member||2009 - Present|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2002 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida||Member||2002 - Present|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Chairperson||2015 - 2016|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Chair Elect||2014 - 2015|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association, Marital and Family Law Section||Secretary||2013 - 2014|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine||How To Prepare For and Conduct a Successful Divorce Mediation||2012|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh||Double Major English and Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Client Communication||2013|
|Family Law American Inn of Court||How To Prepare For and Conduct a Successful Divorce Mediation||2012|