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Ron Nelson Law Represents West Central Florida.

Located in St. Petersburg, Florida, our firm offers legal representation in the areas of Criminal Defense, Employment Law, and Personal Injury. We are committed to providing our clients with efficient and aggressive legal representation.

If you or someone you know have suffered an injury in an accident, been wronged by an employer or arrested and charged with a criminal offense, your first action should be to contact a skilled attorney to protect your legal rights, and our firm is here to assist.

Our firm enjoys a reputation among locals courts and practitioners for approaching the practice of law with common sense, efficiency, and resonability. We offer each client personal attention throughout each phase of the legal process. We treat clients with integrity and respect for their individual needs.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense

Ronald. L Nelson provides criminal defense services for clients charged with a   criminal offense. Criminal charges are serious and require aggressive and skillful representation Mr. Nelson has years of experience representing individuals charged criminally…  Learn More

Employment Law

Under federal and state laws, it is unlawful for an employer to hire, discharge, fail or refuse to hire, promote or otherwise discriminate against any individual with respect to his or her compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of such individual’s race, color, religion, sex, age, disability or national origin… Learn More

Personal Injury

If you, a loved one, or someone you know has been injured in an accident as a result of the actions of another, our firm can assist. We represent individuals and families of those who’ve suffered injury or death in a variety of cases…  Learn More


Contact an experienced St. Petersburg, Florida criminal defense, employment law and personal injury lawyer for a free consultation today.



About Ron

Ronald L. Nelson, P.A.

Mr. Nelson completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University located in Bloomington, Indiana. After his undergraduate studies, he enrolled in Thurgood Marshall School of Law located at Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, where he received his law degree.

Upon completing law school in 1994, Mr. Nelson returned to his native St. Petersburg and founded the Law Offices of Ronald L. Nelson, P.A. He has operated in this capacity ever since.

Mr. Nelson’s areas of practice include Criminal Defense, Employment Law, and Personal Injury.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar
  • All State courts of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals


  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • Fred G. Minnis, Sr. Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • National Bar Association

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