Elizabeth Nielsen first knew she wanted to be a lawyer when she was in fifth grade and watched a family member run for a judicial position in Dallas. Ms. Nielsen remains impressed with what attorneys and judges do to help people. Ms. Nielsen recognizes her clients experience tremendous stress when facing family law concerns. She helps relieve that burden through solid advice and advocacy.
Ms. Nielsen received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Texas. Elizabeth graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, where she served on the Editorial Board of the St. Mary’s Law Journal. Ms. Nielsen has been licensed for 18 years and limits her practice exclusively to family law. Elizabeth Nielsen is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This status is earned by less than 10% of attorneys in Texas.
Elizabeth handles all areas of family law. Ms. Nielsen has assisted clients in the resolution of cases through mediation and informal settlements. Elizabeth has trained in basic mediation and advanced mediation with an emphasis on family law. She has tried cases to judges and to juries. Elizabeth has completed multiple appeals and other post trial proceedings, successfully overturning one trial court in a CPS case. When children are involved, you can count on her to put them first.
Growing up in Texas, Ms. Nielsen LOVES football. The Dallas Cowboys are her favorite professional team. Ms. Nielsen is a mom to three adult children and two dogs.