As the founder of James Nelsen P.L.C., attorney James Nelsen believes in providing his clients with honest, clear and personalized representation in the wide range of criminal defense matters he practices. Serving clients in Des Moines and throughout the state of Iowa, Mr. Nelsen understands that clients don't need someone feeding them false hopes, they need honest answers to their questions paired with practical and creative solutions that achieve results.

With more than 12 years of experience in state and federal courts as well as handling matters of criminal defense ranging from defending traffic ticket offenses to serious violent crimes, Mr. Nelsen knows the law, the legal landscape and the best methods for success. Mr. Nelsen brings both professionalism and aggressive strategies when defending the rights of his clients.

No matter your criminal defense needs, attorney James Nelsen will work with you while putting his knowledge of the law, experience with the courts and investigative skills to work building a comprehensive defense that is custom-tailored to you.

Seek qualified legal counsel following an arrest. Arrange a confidential consultation with our lawyer: Call toll free at 800-697-8512, or email us.