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The Law Office of Doug Nelson, PC

Phone: (312) 239-1390 View Additional Phone Numbers 180 N La Salle St Ste 3700, Chicago, IL 60601

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The Law Office of Doug Nelson, PC, is a law firm specializing in estate planning, estate administration, and small business consultation. Located in Chicago, IL, this firm serves downtown Chicago and the suburbs, including Naperville, Lake Forest, Barrington, Evanston, Winnetka, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows, and Highland Park. Attorney Doug Nelson earned his Juris Doctor at the Lewis and Clark Law School and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the CBA Probate Practice Committee, and the Chicago Estate Planning Council. In addition to his practice, Nelson has certificates in public interest and environment law, and contributed to United Nations reports on intellectual property topics. He also volunteers for local environmental and community organizations.

This law office's practice areas focus on around estate planning, estate administration, and small businesses. Nelson assists individuals in planning their estates, making plans for after their death and determining how all of their assets will be allotted. In estate administration, Nelson primarily works with probate of testate estates, probate of intestate estates, non-probate administration of testate and intestate estates, administration of trust estates, transfers of real estate, and assistance with locating and administrating life insurance policies. For small business matters, practice areas include business entity formation, lease analysis and negotiations, employee and partner contract analysis and drafting, negotiation with the government, and obtaining and enforcing trademark and copyright.

Visit the website for The Law Office of Doug Nelson, PC, to learn more about the practice areas involved and to schedule a consultation.

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Factors that raised the rating for The Law Office of Doug Nelson, PC include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

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Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 23, 2011 Business started: 01/11/2009 Business started locally: 01/11/2009 Business incorporated 07/05/2013 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
130 E Randolph St, Ste 1500, Chicago IL 60601
Phone Number: (800) 826-8625

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Doug Nelson, Attorney
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Doug Nelson, Attorney
Business Category

Attorneys & Lawyers Attorneys & Lawyers - Business Law/Corporation/Partnership Attorneys & Lawyers - Estate Planning Offices of Lawyers (NAICS: 541110)


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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1 star 0-1.49

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