Nelson Defense Group prides itself in defending people charged with Homicide, the most serious charge a person can face. When you, or your loved one, is accused of causing the death of another, you need a passionate and experienced criminal defense trial lawyer. Homicide, more than any other charge, puts the accused’s entire life in the balance. If you are facing charges related to homicide, Nelson Defense Group has the experienced team to help.In Wisconsin, our state’s Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL) awards those attorneys who have obtained a Not Guilty Verdict in a case involving a death with the Martin Hansen award. Attorney Aaron A. Nelson has won five (5) Hansen awards for his dedicated, persistent and successful work defending people against the government: (1) Not Guilty verdict for client in an alleged Drunk Driving Vehicular Homicide, (2) Not Guilty verdict for a client in a gun shooting case charged with First Degree Intentional Homicide, (3) Not Guilty for another client in another gun shooting case charged as a Felony Murder that also resulted in Not Guilty verdict for the additional charge of Attempted Armed Robbery, (4) Three Not Guilty verdicts in an alleged texting while driving case charging a woman with 3 counts of Negligent Vehicular Homicide, and most recently a Not Guilty verdict for a client in a gun shooting case charged with First Degree Reckless Homicide.
In addition to the above trial victories, throughout his career, Attorney Aaron A. Nelson has found success in other ways in cases involving deaths:
• OWI-Homicide DISMISSED (2016)
• FELONY MURDER Charges Dismissed (2014)
• Felony charges of 1st Degree Intentional Homicide-Unborn Child, Aggravated Battery-Unborn Child amended to Misdemeanor charges with expungement options (2014)
• NOT GUILTY of First Degree Intentional Homicide, and instead convicted of lesser included Second Degree Intentional Homicide (2008)
• NOT GUILTY verdict on Injury/Death by Giving Alcohol to a Minor Child (1998).
If you seek a criminal defense firm that takes a team approach, is knowledgeable in the law and skilled in the courtroom, then you need look no further. Nelson Defense Group is Wisconsin’s premier criminal defense firm for defending people accused of causing the death of another.