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ELISABETH NELSON
Associate
Phone: (214) 574-8800 | 
Fax: (214) 574-8801 | 
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“I enjoy putting my skills to use in helping school administrators understand complicated issues and make confident decisions.”
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PRACTICE AREAS
GovernanceFacilities & Business
EDUCATION
  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law (Cum Laude, 2005)
  • Articles Editor, SMU Law Review
  • University of California San Diego (Bachelor of Science in General Biology)
licensing & court admissions
  • Licensed in the State of Texas
MEMBERSHIP
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
  • Texas Association of School Boards Council of School Attorneys
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association

Elisabeth Nelson focuses her legal practice on facilities and business, public information requests, and student privacy. She has represented school districts since 2008.

 

Elisabeth assists clients in contract review and negotiation, real estate, construction, and purchasing on a daily basis. She also advises clients on statutory limitations and reducing liability, and assists administrators in meeting complex project deadlines.

 

Prior to joining Walsh Gallegos, Elisabeth served as an attorney in the litigation department of the Law Offices of Robert E. Luna in Dallas, Texas. There, she represented and advised school district clients, drafted legal opinions, and was a frequent presenter on topics from school construction contracts to protecting student privacy, and responding to public information requests and subpoenas.

For further information about the law firm: contact Diana Stangl at 512-454-6864 at the firm's principal office in Austin, Texas