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Kristen N. Nelson


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Kristen N. Nelson


  • Telephone

  • Fax

    (414) 238-6502

  • Email

  • Office

    411 East Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 1000
    Milwaukee, WI 53202

Kristen Nelson is a Shareholder in the Health Law Section. Kristen focuses her practice on professional license defense including health care licensure, Medicare/Medicaid fraud, government investigations and enforcement actions, and professional liability. She represents health care providers, accountants, child care centers, real estate brokers and attorneys. She has represented clients before the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, Wisconsin Division of Hearings and Appeals, Office of Lawyer Regulation, Drug Enforcement Agency, Wisconsin State Courts, federal court and appellate courts. 

Kristen is active in several health law associations including currently serving as a member of the Health Law Section Board for the State Bar of Wisconsin. 

  • DePaul University, Certificate in Health Law, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, B.S.

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Health Law Section Board of Directors
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Association for Women Lawyers
  • Professional Dimensions

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Health Care Law (2024)
  • Wisconsin Law Foundation, Fellow

  • Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library, Board of Directors