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Tad Nelson & Associates

Big City Experience, Small Town Values

We have the experience you need for your criminal defense or family law case in Houston or Galveston. Attorney Tad Nelson’s 30+ years of legal expertise, first as assistant district attorney and later as an advocate for the defense, will serve you well in your case.

We believe in being honest, compassionate, and understanding; we treat you as a friend. We return your phone calls. We keep you informed. You can depend on us to be there for you during this difficult time.


Client Testimonials

The following testimonials are just a few of the many that have been received from previous clients of Tad Nelson. Please read them and get to know Tad Nelson from a client’s perspective. If you would like to add your opinion to this site please contact the Law Office of Tad Nelson & Associates.

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Contacting Tad Nelson & Associates is Easy

When you contact us, you will be dealing with competent lawyers and paralegals that will treat you with respect. We understand that it isn’t easy to talk to a stranger about personal issues. We strive to maintain a stress-free and welcoming office so you feel comfortable with us from the moment you call or email to the moment we finish your case.

We will consult with you on the details of your case and answer any and all questions you have, explaining each answer thoroughly so you understand what is going to happen and how we can help.

Experienced & Knowledgeable Legal Team

Everyone at our offices is a highly experienced attorney who will treat your case as a priority. Together Tad, Amber, and Doug have over 90 years of legal experience and have earned recognition for their legal service.

We have helped many residents of the Houston and Galveston areas with their legal issues including DWI's, sex crimes, divorces and serious felonies. You are in good hands with our top rated attorneys.


Together Tad, Amber, and Doug have

90+ Years of Legal Experience