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Mark F. Nielsen

County of Racine, State of Wisconsin
Contact: 262.637.9655
Experience:
Law School: Harvard Law School
Jurisdictions: Eastern Dist Federal
Western Dist Federal
Wisconsin
7th Circuit

OVERVIEW

About Mark F. Nielsen
I love being a lawyer, and particularly a trial lawyer. It calls upon your intellect, your integrity and your imagination to solve remarkably tough problems. There is no greater opportunity to learn about human nature and participate in the affairs of your community than to work as a trial attorney.

Criminal work is particularly fascinating. Properly done, the vigorous and ethical defense of a serious crime not only protects the client but is also a service to every citizen.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Legal Malpractice
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern Dist Federal
Western Dist Federal
Wisconsin
7th Circuit
Certifications
Criminal Trial Advocate (National Board of Trial Advocacy)
Homicide & Serious Crimes Certified (Wisconsin SPD)
Professional Experience
Circuit Court Commissioner, County of Racine, State of Wisconsin
-Current
Shareholder, Schwartz, Tofte & Nielsen, Ltd.
-Current
Mark Nielsen is a trial attorney. He has tried criminal, civil, employment and administrative matters before State and federal tribunals. He currently tries to limit his practice to serious criminal matters.
Assistant District Attorney, Racine County District Attorney
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Mark Nielsen began his post graduate practice as a trial attorney in his home town prosecutor's office. He tried over 70 matters to jury verdict in two years.
Education
Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. (1979)Law
University of Wisconsin - ParksideB.A.Economics, Political Science
Honors: Highest Honors, Social Science Graduate of the Year 1976
Professional Activities
Chair Supreme Court, Office of Lawyer Regualtion, Dt 15 2009-Current
Fee Arbitrator State Bar of Wisconsin 1998-Current
Director, Officer, Ex officio, etc.. Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys 1987-Current
President Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys 1999-2000
Awards
Wisconsin Super Lawyer, Journal of Law & Politics
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell
2004 - current
Advocate's Prize , Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Advocate's Prize , Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Outstanding Performance in Criminal Practice, Wisconsin SPD Conference
Professional Associations
Member, Wisconsin State Bar
Current

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website

CONTACT & MAP

Schwartz, Tofte & Nielsen, Ltd.
704 Park Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
USA
Telephone: 262.637.9655
Telephone: 262.637.9655
Fax: 262.637.3448