Emma Campion

Emma Campion joined Nelson Defense Group in 2023 after graduating from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she served as President of Mock Trial and received the Habush Habush & Rottier Outstanding Trial Advocacy Award. Before attending law school Emma worked as legislative aide in the Wisconsin State Capitol where her policy focus included […]

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Karra Hanson

Karra joined Nelson Defense Group in February of 2022 as a full-time Legal Secretary. Karra is excited to be a part of the Nelson Defense Group team and has quickly become very proficient with our client management software and is always willing to learn more. In Karra’s free time, she enjoys reading, drinking coffee, hiking, […]

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Jeremy Kiekhoefer

With nearly 15 years of experience as a Legal Assistant, Jeremy Kiekhoefer joined Nelson Defense Group in November 2019 assisting with an extensive review of discovery and evidence, organizing documents, as well as creating summaries and chronologies of events and facts. Jeremy has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Sociology from Hamline University. In Jeremy’s […]

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Jennifer Tometich

Jennifer is Adam Nero’s legal assistant and joined Nelson Defense Group in January of 2022 with over 25 years of legal experience. Jennifer holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science-Paralegal from Chippewa Valley Technical College. She also has substantial knowledge in civil litigation, family law, personal injury, insurance defense and real estate law. She has […]

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Connie Berning

With over 30 years of experience as a Legal Assistant, Connie Berning has been an integral part of Attorney Nelson’s criminal defense team. Whether overseeing day-to-day operations, case management, or trial prep, Connie knows how manage a law firm and can assist Attorney Nelson through all phases of a case, so that he can focus […]

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Steve Miller

Steve began writing appeals in 1985 as a student intern with the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Appeals Division. From 1987 until 1994 he maintained a civil and criminal litigation practice with a heavy emphasis on appeals. Since 1996 his practice has been exclusively appellate. He has argued appeals in virtually every subject matter both […]

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Robert Maxey

Robert Maxey joined Nelson Defense Group after graduating from Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, WI, where he was named to the Dean’s List and earned The CALI Excellence for the Future Award for his outstanding work in Advanced Brief Writing. Prior to law school, he attended The University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA, […]

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Adam P. Nero

Adam is the only attorney in western Wisconsin to focus his entire practice on the defense of OWI/DUI charges. He has been invited to provide training on OWI/DUI litigation to national audiences through the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), as well as to statewide audiences at the Wisconsin OWI Defense Seminar and the […]

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Aaron A. Nelson

Over his many years dedicated to Defending People Against the Power of the Government, Aaron has received numerous recognitions, including being named one of 50 Super Lawyers in Criminal Defense in Wisconsin (2011-2023), being AV rated by Martindale Hubbard, winning the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL) “Martin Hanson Advocates Prize” a record seven […]

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