Trent R Nelson

Attorney Trent R. Nelson joined the firm in May of 2016.  Before joining KLFG, Nelson had over nine years of experience primarily in the areas of general business, corporate, real estate and contract law. 

Graduating “cum laude” in 2006 from Marquette University Law School, Nelson began his career with a large Wisconsin-based law firm’s Manitowoc office. He then moved into an in-house legal role at Kohler Co.

Attorney Nelson most recently worked as the General Counsel at Dermatology Associates of Wisconsin, S.C./Forefront Dermatology. In this role, he managed all legal functions of the practice’s clinical operations and growth.  Nelson also coordinated all legal aspects of Forefront’s explosive growth from approximately 29 clinic locations with 40 providers in the state of Wisconsin when he joined into one of the largest dermatology practices in the United States, with a footprint of 85 clinics and over 135 providers in 11 states at the time he left.  Nelson will continue working in his areas of expertise and will be adding the additional practice areas of real estate, estate planning and other practice areas as his client’s needs require.

Practice Areas/Services:

-          General Corporate

-          Outside General Counsel

-          Contracts

-          Real Estate – Commercial, Residential, Leases, etc….

-          Estate Planning

Trent is also active in the community including being a founding member of the Linda Dworak Memorial Golf Outing benefinting local cancer survivors, a member of the Board of Directors of the Manitowoc-Two Rivers YMCA and a past Board Member at Habitat for Humanity.

Attorney Nelson was born and raised in Manitowoc County and currently resides in the Town of Manitowoc with his wife and two daughters.  When not practicing, he enjoys spending time with family, golfing, coaching sports, hunting and fishing.