Kristen Nelson

Kristen Nelson

Associate with Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin, & Brown LLP
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law
  • Wisconsin
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Summary

Kristen Nelson is an associate with Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin, & Brown in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Prior to joining the firm, Kristen was a solo practitioner in private practice, specializing in criminal and health care defense. She has represented clients before the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, the Wisconsin Department of Hearings and Appeals, Wisconsin State Courts and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Kristen graduated from DePaul University College of Law, earning a Health Law Certificate along with her law degree. In September 2012, she became licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin.

Prior to moving to Wisconsin, Kristen worked for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations in its Health Related Prosecutions unit. Working for a state regulatory agency trained her to understand the complicated set of laws, rules and regulations that a healthcare professional may be accused of violating. It also gave her a unique perspective on the impact resulting from an administrative investigation, civil lawsuit and/or criminal investigation.

Kristen lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin with her family where they are currently restoring a historic home in the downtown area. When not working on house projects, she serves on the Cedarburg Friends of the Library Board and volunteers as her daughter’s Daisy Scout Leader.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Credentialing and Peer Review
  • Professional Licensure
  • Health Care Fraud Investigations and Litigation
  • White Collar Investigations and Defense
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Wisconsin
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP
- Current
Department Manager
Bergdorf Goodman
- Current
Attorney
NelsonHill Law
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Senior Law Clerk in Health Related Prosecutions
Illinois Department of Finanacial and Professional Regulations
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Law Clerk
Heller & Richmond
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Law Clerk Intern
Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services
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Store Leader
Restoration Hardware
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Regional Manager
MaxMara
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Store Manager
MaxMara
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Associate Buyer
Saks Fifth Avenue
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Assistant Manager
Hermes of Paris
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Education
DePaul University
J.D.
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.S.
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Awards
Fellow
Wisconsin Law Foundation
Professional Associations
Wisconsin Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Milwaukee Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Health Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Association for Women Lawyers
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Contact & Map
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP
330 East Kilbourn Avenue, Suite 1170
Milwaukee, WI 53202
USA
Telephone: (414) 271-1440