Mr Scott Michael Nelson

Contact: (952) 746-2152
Law School: University of Minnesota Law School - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Jurisdictions: Minnesota


About Mr Scott Michael Nelson
With more than 27 years of experience, Scott provides legal counsel to individuals and closely held businesses with sophisticated aspects of tax, business and estate planning. Licensed Minnesota and Wisconsin, his areas of expertise include business succession planning, coordinated estate planning for complex estates, and advising all types of families on transfer of assets as well as legacy and philanthropic planning during lifetime or upon death. Scott’s practice includes advising trust and estate fiduciaries (trustees and executors), beneficiaries and charitable organizations. His dedication to and advancement in the estate planning practice area is evidenced by his induction in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Scott has acted as chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association Probate and Trust Section Council, worked as former chair of its legislation committee, and has frequently appeared as an expert witness in trust and estate matters. He serves on numerous planned giving committees and is a regular faculty member and guest speaker on estate and tax-planning issues. Scott is a licensed CPA in the state of Minnesota.
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Tax Law
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Certified Public Accountant (Minnesota Board of Accountancy)
Professional Experience
Member, Mackall Crounse & Moore, PLC
Shareholder, Lommen Abdo Law Firm
Partner, Furber Timmer Zahn, PLLP
Shareholder, Rossini Nelson & Rossini, P.A.
University of Minnesota Law School - University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesJ.D.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude Order of the Coif
St. John's UniversityB.S.Accounting, Political Science
Inducted as a Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, University of Minnesota Law School
Professional Associations
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Member, MSBA Assembly
Activities: Sets policy for the MN State Bar Association
Advisor, St. John's University
Activities: Planned giving advisor
Committee member, Catholic Charities of Minneapolis/St. Paul
Activities: Planned Giving Committee
Board member, MNCPA PAC
Activities: Minnesota Society of CPA's Political Action Committee
Member, Twin Cities Financial & Estate Planning Council
Member, Minnessota Society of CPA's
Chair: MSBA Probate and Trust Council, Minnesota State Bar Association
Trustee, MSBA LawPAC
Activities: Laywer's Public Affairs Commission


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Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLP
8050 West 78th Street
Edina, MN 55439
Telephone: (952) 746-2152
Fax: (952) 941-2337