Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey

  • Pennsylvania


Honorable Karen L. Suter, P.J. Ch., Chancery Division, General Equity and Probate Part, now Appellate Division


Seton Hall University School of Law
Newark, New Jersey

  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude – 2011

  • Seton Hall Law Review, Articles Editor

  • Order of the Coif

  • New Jersey Federal Bar Association Scholarship

University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware, B.A. – 2008


E-mail: dnelson@mnlawllc.com
Phone: (856) 772-7802
Fax: (856) 667-1029
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Mr. Nelson is a founding member of the firm, where his practice includes corporate and business counseling, trademark application, outside general counsel, information technology, healthcare, and other transactional business representation, for clients ranging from individuals and start ups to publicly traded institutions.  Mr. Nelson also litigates estate, trust, fiduciary, and guardianship matters, including will challenges and contested guardianships before New Jersey and Pennsylvania probate and orphans’ courts.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Nelson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen L. Suter, P.J. Ch., Chancery Division, General Equity and Probate Part (now Appellate Division), where he received first-hand experience in New Jersey’s general equity and probate trial court.  In that role, Mr. Nelson authored hundreds of draft decisions and legal memorandum regarding New Jersey probate, foreclosure, and general equity matters and wrote extensively on New Jersey trade secret law, non-competition agreements, temporary restraining orders, restrictive covenants, and probate litigation issues.

Mr. Nelson also previously served as a law fellow in the Office of Senator Christopher A. Coons in Washington DC and Wilmington, Delaware, where he focused on providing policy recommendations on cyber security and intellectual property for Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearings as well as issues concerning Dodd-Frank disclosure requirements, EB-5 investor visa program changes, and tax credits for startup corporations.

Mr. Nelson is a resident of Marlton, New Jersey.  Outside of law, Mr. Nelson enjoys book collecting, surfing and fishing on Long Beach Island, and all things tech.


Pro Bono & Volunteer Activities

  • District III.B (Burlington County) Attorney Ethics Committee, Member

  • Healthcare Forum Committee, Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce

  • Independent Online Booksellers Association, Secretary

Recent Presentations

  • The Affordable Care Act

  • Physician Employment Contracting 101


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Camden County Bar Association

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

  • New Jersey CannaBusiness Association