Nelson is a Colorado attorney specializing in insurance recovery and catastrophic injury. He has extensive experience litigating delayed and denied insurance claims on behalf of individuals, businesses, and community associations. He has obtained numerous seven-figure settlements and one of the largest jury verdicts in Colorado in 2016--$4,742,. He has been instrumental in shaping Colorado insurance law through appeals in both state and federal courts. He also serves as an expert witness on insurance bad faith and claims handling practices.
Nelson has received extensive recognition for his achievements and abilities. He has been selected for listing in the 27th Edition of Best Lawyers in America in the area of Insurance Law, an honor bestowed only upon those who are nominated by the top practicioners in their field and then pass a rigorous vetting process. He has been recognized by his peers to be a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of insurance coverage for 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.
In addition to insurance-related disputes, Nelson also represents the the families and victims of catastrophic injury and wrongful death. In this regard he has been designated a Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers. He has likewise been presented with awards by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys for his expertise and significant outcomes in litigating injury cases.
Nelson graduated among the top students in his class at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he was Articles Editor of the Denver University Law Review. Following his graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Judge Diana M. Terry of the Colorado Court of Appeals where he gained first-hand experience with the Colorado court system. Nelson is a Shareholder at the firm Levin Sitcoff PC. When he is not representing clients, Nelson enjoys fly-fishing and spending time with his family. He lives in Castle Rock with his wife and two daughters.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.