Eric Nelson Biography and Wiki
Eric Nelson is an American criminal defense attorney who is famously known for representing former police officer Derek Chauvin who is facing the racially charged case that has sparked protests across the United States over police brutality, according to people involved in the case.
Nelson is a managing partner as well as an attorney at Halberg Criminal Defense firm.
Eric Nelson Age and Birthday
Eric was born in 1975 in the United States of America. He is 46 years of age as of 2021. His birthday is under review and will be updated soon.
Eric Nelson Height
Nelson stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches(Approx. 1.73m) tall.
Eric Nelson Education
Eric attended and graduated from Roosevelt High School. He then joined Eastern University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in History in 1996.
Eric then furthered his education at Hamline University School of Law in 1998 where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2000.
Eric Nelson Family, Parents, Siblings
Attempts to establish his parents were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore unknown whether if he has any siblings. This section is under review and will be updated soon when revealed.
Eric Nelson Wife and Children, Is He Married?
Moving on to his marital affairs, the attorney is happily married to his beautiful wife Susan Nelson. The couple is blessed with three beautiful kids and resides in South Minneapolis.
Eric Nelson Net Worth
Eric Nelson has an estimated net worth of $500,000 as of 2021. His primary source of income is his career as an attorney.
Eric Nelson Attorney
After graduating from St. Paul’s Hamline University School of Law, Eric began practicing law in 2001. He was selected as a “rising star” by the website Super Lawyers in 2005. He serves as a founding partner at Bloomington-based Halberg Criminal Defense where he represents various clients in Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, and Scott counties.
Nelson gained a reputation in 2011 after he represented Amy Senser, the wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser after she was charged with vehicular homicide.
Eric Nelson Chauvin
Nelson is the defense attorney representing former police officer Derek Chauvin in the George Floyds Death case. Chauvin was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter of a 46-year-old black man, George Floyd.
George died on May 25, 2020, after Chauvin pinned his neck under a knee for nearly nine minutes during his arrest. A video of the incident sparked a week of sometimes violent protests that rocked dozens of U.S. cities in the worst civil unrest in decades.