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Houston DWI Lawyer Tad A. Nelson

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Houston DWI Lawyer Tad A. Nelson

Houston DWI Attorney Tad A NelsonIf you need to talk with an experienced attorney about a DWI case, call Tad Nelson today. We offer 100% free & confidential case reviews, affordable legal counsel, and outstanding services to our clients. Let us help you.

*Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Why Choose Houston DWI Lawyer Tad A. Nelson?

Attorney Tad A. Nelson holds the best possible rating for Houston DWI Lawyers (per

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  • Aggressive, Innovative Trial Strategies
  • 27+ Years of Courtroom Experience
  • 325+ Jury Trials
  • Proven & Verifiable Results


  • ACS/CHAL Lawyer-Scientist
  • Training: Gas Chromatograph
  • (Multiple Breath-Test Machines)
  • Masters in Forensic Science


A Specialized Criminal Justice Concept

Houston DWI lawyer Tad A. Nelson, and fellow members of the National College for DUI Defense, feel that DWI & DUI defense should be treated as a specialty area of criminal law practice due to the scientific nature of the evidence, and basis for allegations. The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates is a leading DWI defense law firm based in Houston, TX. Our law firm primarily focuses on defending persons accused of DWI & DUI related crimes by law enforcement officers.

Our law firm is operated by Texas attorneys Tad Nelson and Amber Spurlock. Both of the attorneys on our staff hold credentials as ACS/CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientists. Such a distinction puts The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates head and shoulders above the average DWI focused law firm in Houston, and at the forefront of the top 10% of practicing Drunk Driving attorneys in the state of Texas.

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About Houston DWI Lawyer Tad A. Nelson

Tad A. Nelson, a top Houston DWI Defense Lawyer Attorney Tad A. Nelson has remained consistently engaged in the process of defending people accused of drunk driving since 1995, after beginning his career as a prosecutor for the State of Texas in 1991.

Tad-Nelson-ACS-Lawyer-ScientistTad is an experienced DWI defense lawyer who is also Board Certified® per the Texas Board of Legal Specialization® in Criminal Law. With DWI defense in focus, he also holds credentials as an ACS/CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist, and maintains his small town traditional values.

Facing prosecution in Harris County, TX for drunk driving? Tad Nelson is one of the best Houston DWI attorneys to consult about your case.

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About Attorney Amber Spurlock

Attorney Amber Renee Spurlock, Defense LawyerAttorney Amber Spurlock is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces and was recently recognized as one of Houston’s Super Lawyers. Attorney Spurlock offers her experience with Harris County criminal cases and those set for hearing in federal court.

Amber Spurlock, Super Lawyer

Along with Tad, she’s included in the small fraternity of other practicing criminal defense lawyers in that she has received certification as a ACS/CHAL Forensic Lawyer-Scientist. She’s also a veteran of the United States Armed Forces.

Amber Spurlock is known and respected for her steadfast approach to defending the interests of her country & clients.

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Regardless of your Guilt or Innocence…

Regardless of whether you think you’re guilty or innocent of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), having the right defense attorney on your side can mean the difference between being convicted (with ease) by Harris County prosecutors, serving the maximum possible prison sentence in the event that the jury comes to a guilty finding during a trial, being allowed to take advantage of deferred adjudication options for Houston DWI offenders, or being acquitted of all allegations of criminal charges entirely.

Only an attorney that’s trained and educated on the methods of scrutinizing the nuances and evidence applicable to your case will be able to make a sound judgement about the best way to proceed with your case in the court of law. If you’re represented by Houston DWI Lawyer Tad A. Nelson, you’ll have his experience and training on your side.

A Recent Client Review

I can’t thank you and Amber enough for seeing that my case was dismissed. I was told “you should see him in court”. Having the opportunity to do so was a memory that I will never forget. You had the DA scrambling the entire court room laughing and the judge. Mr. Nelson.,, simply put you know the law and apparently every aspect that needs to be covered down to making the prosecution team look incompetent. That E.F. Hutton commercial when he speaks everyone listens. In the court room your name is mentioned and the attorneys start looking around. I believe several occasions the judge stated Amber are all these people with you? And you smerked and said yes your honor. Tad you and your staff did an amazing job, I would suggest if anyone needs or knows of anyone who needs legal counsel to contact Tad Nelson!! as they say it ain’t braggin if you can back it up!

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We Fight Harris County Prosecutors

While no Houston DWI attorney can make guarantees about the potential outcome of any given case, we can say that even if you’re admittedly guilty, working with DWI lawyers on our level of experience & training, or better, will appeal to your best interests.

Our veteran legal team could even make the difference between you serving 2 years to 20 years TDCJ (in the case of serious felony DWI offenses) and a case dismissal. A lifetime of hard-luck as a result of Driving While Intoxicated charges appearing on your criminal record; defining you as a criminal, can be avoided.

Highly Trained DWI Trial Attorneys

Attorneys Tad Nelson & Amber Spurlock are dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcome for you. We undergo vigorous training to ensure that our set of defense strategies remain prudent as times change.

We’ve earned a plethora of credentials and certifications to comfort our clients in our abilities & learned skill as DWI defense lawyers. We’ve invested an above average amount of time & resources into becoming the best DWI & DUI lawyers we can be for our clients.

Houston DWI Attorney Tad A Nelson

Meet Attorney Tad A. Nelson

Attorney Tad A. Nelson is a Texas Board Certified® criminal-law attorney, an ACS/CHAL Lawyer-Scientist, founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association and a member of the National College of DUI Defense. If you need to discuss a serious criminal case with an aggressive defense attorney that’s training and experience is optimized for DWI defense in Houston, call Tad Nelson or Amber Spurlock at 713-489-7373. All consultations and initial case evaluations are free and 100% confidential.

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