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Eric J. Nelson - Minneapolis, MN

7900 Xerxes Ave. S.Ste. 1700 Minneapolis, MN 55431 - 1134

Updated: 11/20/2016

Minneapolis Criminal Law Lawyer


Eric Nelson, a founding partner of Halberg Criminal Defense, is a well regarded, highly skilled and dedicated attorney. Mr. Nelson has successfully defended individuals accused of all levels of crimes including homicide, sexual assault, drug offenses and DWI in both state and federal courts. He has handled thousands of criminal cases through Minnesota and Wisconsin including numerous high profile cases. Mr. Nelson prides himself on his attention to detail and responsive client communication.

About Eric J. Nelson

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • White Collar Crimes

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2001
  • Wisconsin, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2009

Other Affiliations

  • Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2006 - Present (Member, Past Board Member)
  • Douglas Amdahl Inn of Court, 2001 - Present (Member)


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2001
  • Eastern College, St. Davids, Pennsylvania

Classes and Seminars

  • Getting to Know You: Voir Dire in Criminal Cases, Hamline University, 2015 - Present
  • Fundamentals of Cell Site Analysis, MSCJ, 2014 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About Eric J. Nelson

Included on the 2024 Minnesota list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Minnesota Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Eric J. Nelson on Super Lawyers


  • Minnesota Super Lawyer, 2014 - 2016
  • Minnesota Super Lawyer - Rising Start, 2005 - 2013


Office Information


7900 Xerxes Ave. S.Ste. 1700 Minneapolis, MN 55431 - 1134


  • 952-224-4840

Accepts Credit Cards




  • When the Press Calls: Handling High Profile Litigation, Attorney At Law Magazine, August, 2013
  • DRE: What the Heck is it?, Minnesota CLE, 2003

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