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2017

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-2nd to Reckless Driving

Woodville, WI man had his OWI-2nd charge amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nero convinced the Assistant District Attorney that they could not meet their burden of proof.

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-2nd to Reckless Driving

Withee, WI man had his OWI-2nd charge amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nero convinced the Assistant District Attorney that they could not meet their burden of proof.

REDUCED CHARGE: Disorderly Conduct to County Ordinance

Solon, IA man had his Disorderly Conduct charge amended to a County Ordinance violation after Attorney Nero convinced the Assistant District Attorney that they could not meet their burden of proof.

DISMISSED: 2nd Degree Reckless Homicide

Weyerhaeuser, WI, man charged with 2nd Degree Reckless Homicide has his case dismissed after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor that they could not meet their burden of proof. (Rusk County)

DISMISSED: Battery, Disorderly Conduct and Negligent Handling of a Weapon

Arden Hills, MN, woman charged with misdemeanor battery, disorderly conduct, and negligent handling of a weapon had her case dismissed after Attorney Nelson convinced the District Attorney that they could not meet their burden of proof. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGE: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault to Disorderly Conduct

Woodville, WI, man charged with four counts of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault has charges amended to one count of Disorderly Conduct with the possibility of expungement after two years. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Foreign Exchange college student had his OWI-1st charge amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the City Attorney that the defense would either win the trial or win the appeal of a decision regarding police investigation. (Dunn County)

DISMISSED: Sexual Intercourse with a Child, Strangulation and Suffocation

New Richmond, WI, man had his felony charges dismissed and entered into a Deferred Judgment of Conviction on two misdemeanor charges after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecution they could not meet their burden. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-3rd to Disorderly Conduct

River Falls, WI, man had his OWI-3rd charge amended to Disorderly Conduct after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor that he could not meet his burden after reviewing the squad cam. (Polk County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Somerset, WI, man had his OWI-1st charge amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor that he could not meet his burden because his client did not have a prohibited alcohol concentration at the time of driving. (St. Croix County)

2016

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-3rd to Disorderly Conduct

Somerset, WI, man had his OWI-3rd charge amended to Disorderly Conduct after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor that she could not meet her burden. (St. Croix County)

DISMISSED: OWI-4th

After several filings of charges and re-filing of charges, a Somerset, WI, woman finally had her OWI-4th charge dismissed after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor that she could not meet her burden. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Minneapolis, MN, man had his municipal OWI-1st amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson moved the cases to Circuit Court and convinced the prosecutor that the EC/IR-II test result was taken in violation of the 20-minute observation requirement and, therefore, he could not meet his burden. (Burnett County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Chippewa Falls, WI, man had his municipal OWI-1st amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor that he could not meet his burden. (Village of Turtle Lake)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Hager City, WI, man had his municipal OWI-1st amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson moved the cases to Circuit Court and convinced the prosecutor that he could not meet his burden. (St. Croix County)

DISMISSED: Felony Burglary of Dwelling and Misdemeanor Theft

River Falls, WI, woman charged with felony Burglary of Dwelling and misdemeanor Theft had her charges dismissed after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor he could not meet his burden of proof. (St. Croix County)

DISMISSED: Felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Elk Mound, WI, man charged with felony Possession of Methamphetamine, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia had his charges dismissed after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor that the arresting office did not have probable cause for the detention, search, and subsequent arrest. (Dunn County)

DISMISSED: 2nd Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety

New Richmond, WI, man charged with Operate Firearm While Intoxicated had had this charge amended to a misdemeanor charge of Disorderly Conduct and his other felony charge of 2nd Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety dismissed after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor that our client was innocent of the felony charge and was otherwise not a danger. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Ellsworth, WI, man had his OWI-1st amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the prosecutor that he could not meet his burden. (Pierce County)

DISMISSED: OWI-Homicide

Hammond, WI, woman charged with Homicide by Intoxicated Use of a Vehicle had the criminal charges case dismissed after Attorney Nelson worked with an accident reconstruction expert who helped convince the prosecutor that his client was not at fault for the tragic accident. (St. Croix County)

DISMISSED: Possession with Intent to Deliver THC and Maintaining Drug Residence as a Party to a Crime

New Richmond, WI, man charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver THC and Maintaining Drug Residence as a Party to a Crime had his case dismissed the week before trial after Attorney Nelson raised doubts about whether the drugs belonged to someone else. (St. Croix County)

2015

DISMISSED: Possession with Intent to Deliver Drug Paraphernalia

New Richmond, WI, woman charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Drug Paraphernalia had her case dismissed after Attorney Nelson filed a Motion to Dismiss because there was no probable cause to support the charges against her. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Duluth, WI, woman had her OWI-1st amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the City Attorney’s office that the video evidence of his client supported her story of innocence, and the BAC testing would not meet the burden. (City of Sparta)

DISMISSED: Riding Illegally on Vehicle

Osceola, WI, girl charged with Riding Illegally on Vehicle had her case dismissed. (City of New Richmond)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Inattentive Driving

Osceola, WI, man had his OWI-1st amended to an Reckless Driving on the morning or the jury trial. (Waupaca County)

DIMISSED: 3rd and 4th Degree Sexual Assault

Duluth, MN, man charged with 3rd and 4th Degree Sexual Assault had his charges dismissed after Attorney Nelson convinced the Assistant District Attorney that the State could not meet its burden. (Douglas County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Inattentive Driving

Clear Lake, WI, man had his OWI-1st amended to an Inattentive Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the District Attorney’s office that the Judge would grant Attorney Nelson’s Motion to Suppress evidence. (Polk County)

DISMISSED: Possession with Intent to Deliver LSD, Possession of Methamphetamine and THC

Minnesota college student (who attended Summer Set Music Festival in Somerset, Wisconsin) was charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver LSD, Possession of Methamphetamine and THC. The State was forced to dismiss this case after Attorney Nelson successful argued that the out-of-state security on duty at the Summer Set Music Festival (hired by law enforcement agencies) were acting as agents of the State in their quasi law enforcement efforts at the concert and violated his client’s 4th Amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures. (St. Croix County)

DISMISSED: OWI-4th

Osceola, WI, man had his OWI-3rd charges dismissed after Attorney Nelson first reduced it from a 4th to a 3rd, then got the companion drug charges dismissed, then finally convinced the District Attorney that because client had prescription for medicine and was sleep-deprived, the State would not be able to provide beyond a reasonable doubt that he was “under the influence.” (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGES: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Lakeland, MN, man had his OWI-1st amended to a Reckless Driving mid-way through a court trial after Attorney Nelson convinced the Judge to disregard the breath test results due to the officer’s failure to complete the 20-minute observation period. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Houlton, WI, man had his OWI-1st amended to a Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the City Attorney’s office that the blood test results were inadmissible. (Village of Baldwin)

DISMISSED: Possession with Intent to Deliver Drug Paraphernalia

New Richmond, WI, woman charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Drug Paraphernalia had her case dismissed after Attorney Nelson filed a Motion to Dismiss and the judge granted his motion since there was no probable cause to support the charges against her. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGES: OWI-1st to Disorderly Conduct with Motor Vehicle

Hudson, WI, man had his OWI-1st amended to county ordinance violation of Disorderly Conduct with a Motor Vehicle after Attorney Nelson convinced the District Attorney’s office that that the breath test would not be admissible and the State couldn’t meet their burden even if it was admissible. (St. Croix County)

DISMISSED: Tribal Court

Hayward, WI, man had his case dismissed by the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Judge after Attorney Nelson persuaded the judge that the plaintiff had not proven his case. (Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Court)

REDUCED CHARGES: OWI-1st to Inattentive Driving

Frederic, WI, man had his OWI-1st amended to an Inattentive Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the District Attorney’s office that the blood test results were inadmissible. (Burnett County)

DISMISSED: OWI-1st and Failure to Keep Vehicle Under Control

Hudson, WI, man has his OWI-1st and Failure to Keep Vehicle Under Control cases dismissed on the morning of trial after Attorney Nelson successfully convinced the District Attorney’s Office that his client drank alcohol after the accident at home before the police arrived. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGE: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Chanhassen, MN, man had his OWI-1st charge amended to Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the District Attorney’s office that they could not prove the time of driving nor whether the driver was under the influence. (Burnett County)

DISMISSED: Felony Murder

Hayward, WI, man has his felony Murder charges dismissed one week before the scheduled jury trial after Attorney Nelson convinced the District Attorney that the government could not meet its burden in this case. (Sawyer County)

NO CHARGES FILED: Battery and Disorderly Conduct

New Brighton, MN, man was arrested for Battery and Disorderly Conduct. Attorney Nelson convinced the District Attorney not to file any charges against him. (Polk County)

DISMISSED: Failure to Keep Tags While Using Dogs to Hunt Bear

New Richmond, WI, man charged with Failure to Keep Tags While Using Dogs to Hunt Bear had his case dismissed after Attorney Nelson convinced the District Attorney on the eve of trial that the State could not meet their burden of proof at trial. (Bayfield County)

REDUCED CHARGES: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Brooklyn Center, MN, woman had her OWI-1st charge amended to Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson filed a motion to dismiss her refusal due to law enforcements use of an outdated Informing the Accused form. (Village of Cameron)

REDUCED CHARGES: Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct to County Ordinance

Clear Lake, WI, man charged with a misdemeanor Disorderly conduct has his charges reduced to a County Ordinance violation. (Polk County)

REDUCED CHARGES: OWI-2nd to Reckless Driving

Weyerhaeuser, WI, man had his OWI-2nd charge amended to Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the State that they would have difficulty proving the element of operation and they could not prove that the breath test was not taken within three hours from the time of the “operation.” (Barron County)

REDUCED CHARGES: Felony Charges to Misdemeanor Charges

Ellsworth, WI, man charged with felony charges of 1st Degree Intentional Homicide-Unborn Child, Aggravated Battery-Unborn Child, and misdemeanor charge of Battery had his charges amended to misdemeanors with the possibility for expungement upon successful completely of his probation. (Pierce County)

DISMISSED: Sale or Manufacture of Drug Paraphernalia

Agreement reached and charged against a Hudson, WI, business man dropped after Attorney Nelson convinced the City Attorney to dismiss the case because they would not convince a jury that the glass pipes in questions were actually “drug paraphernalia.” (City of Hudson)

REDUCED CHARGES: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

Clear Lake, WI, woman had her OWI-1st charge amended to Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the City Attorney’s office that the blood test results were not reliable. (Village of Woodville)

REDUCED CHARGES: Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct to County Ordinance

Amery, WI, men both charged with a misdemeanor charge of Disorderly Conduct had charges reduced to ordinance violations, for which they then entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement. (Polk County)

REDUCED CHARGES: Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct to County Ordinance

Edina, MN, men charged with a misdemeanor charge of Disorderly Conduct had charges reduced to a county ordinance violation with the age-eligible man’s ordinance being expunged. (Polk County)

REDUCED CHARGES: Felony Charges to Misdemeanor Charges

Savage, MN, man charged with two felony counts of Manufacture/Deliver THC was amended to one misdemeanor charge of Possession of THC with expungement upon successful completion of probation. (Dunn County)

REDUCED CHARGES: OWI-1st to Reckless Driving

New Richmond, WI, man had his OWI-1st charge amended to Reckless Driving after Attorney Nelson convinced the District Attorney that they could not meet their burden of proof. (St. Croix County)

REDUCED CHARGES: Sexual Intercourse with a Child to Disorderly Conduct

Spring Valley, WI, man charged with misdemeanor charge of Sexual Intercourse with a Child was amended to a county ordinance violation of Disorderly Conduct. (Pierce County)

DISMISSED: Felony Perjury

Frederic, WI, woman charged with felony Perjury had her case dismissed by the Judge at the preliminary examination after Attorney Nelson convinced the Judge that the State had not met their burden of proof. (Polk County)

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