Keith M. Nelson is a proud father of six and grandfather of five children, so the qualities that make him such an effective and empathetic family law attorney—problem-solver, crisis manager, communicator, mediator, and peacemaker—come naturally to him.
Keith employs these skills, honed over a 30-year career, to make a difference in the lives of his clients, achieving results that are in line with their objectives. Keith responds to his clients while guiding them through the legal process in a straightforward and solution-oriented manner.
Keith has been named to Thomson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers list every year since its inception in 2003. He has been named one of Texas’ Top 100 Super Lawyers in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021, as well as one of Dallas-Fort Worth’s Top 100 Super Lawyers eleven times: 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. He has also been named to D Magazine’s list of The Best Lawyers in Dallas in 2014, 2017, and 2018, as well as to BL Rankings, LLC’s list of the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2006, based on peer review for his work in family law. Martindale-Hubbell has also given Keith an AV rating.
With a strong interest in children’s issues,
Keith is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, demonstrating his dedication to excellence in this field. Board certification necessitates ongoing education and involvement in family law issues such as marriage, adoption, divorce, custody, support, and ownership of property acquired prior to and during marriage.
Keith helps clients find a solution to their crisis, whether it’s an amicable divorce or a 9.5 on the Richter scale, so they can move on to the next chapter of their lives.