Terry S. Nelson

Terry S. Nelson

Attorney - Sole Practitioner
Location:
Fort Myers, Florida
Phone:
(239) 334-1789 (Contact Terry Nelson)
Fax:
239-334-4589
Email:

Board certified civil trial attorney for 23 years. Total practice in personal injury 33 years. Tried medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, auto accidents and products liability cases in 14 counties in Florida. Currently practicing primarily in Lee, Charlotte, and Collier counties. Founded Terry S. Nelson P.A. in 2004. Main office in Ft. Myers, Fla.

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Nursing Home Abuse
  • 30% Medical Malpractice
  • 30% Wrongful Death
  • 10% Premises Liability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial , Florida Bar Association, 1992

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1983

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
    • J.D. - 1982
  • University of Minnesota
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1979
    • Major: History
  • Syracuse College of Law (London Program) - 1981

Representative Cases

Representative Clients

  • Medical Malpractice Victims
  • Nursing Home Abuse Victims
  • Premises Liability Victims
  • Wrongful Death Survivors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1982 - Present
  • Florida Association for Justice, Member, 1982 - Present
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Lee County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Hoppe, Backmeyer and Nelson, Partner, 1986 - 1990

Pro Bono Activities

  • River Match, 2012 - Present

Languages

  • Danish
  • German
  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Tau Omega