Attorney Tad Nelson

TCDLA Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
State Bar of Texas Tad Nelson
Lawyer Scientist Tad Nelson Federal Defense
Super Lawyers Tad Nelson
Texas Board Certified Federal Criminal Defense
Lexix Federal Law Attorney

Getting to Know Tad Nelson

Attorney Tad Nelson is a dedicated legal professional who prides himself on continuing education, being a better lawyer, and serving the interests of each client of The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. A former prosecutor for the State of Texas, Tad Nelson saw the need for a different type of law firm which led to the founding of The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates.

Tad is a Board Certified® criminal law attorney, a distinction awarded by the State of Texas\’ TBLS to lawyers who demonstrate effectiveness, knowledge of craft, and can provide a predetermined number of recommendations from judges, attorneys, and other legal professionals.

Tad Nelson understands that a defendant needs more that just legal representation, but an entire support mechanism that\’s dedicated to solutions, and addressing the stress that often accompanies entanglements with the federal criminal justice system.

With a host of certifications earned by years of experience as a successful criminal defense attorney, if you need help fighting federal criminal charges Tad Nelson is one of the best attorneys to consult with.

Tad Nelson

Attorney Tad Nelson

Bar Admissions

  • State of Texas, 1991
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court (Southern District of Texas), 1995



  • Former State of Texas Prosecutor
  • Former Galveston County Asst. Dist. Atty.
  • Houston Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Federal Criminal Defense Attorney