Trial-Tested Defense Aggressive Legal Representation in Bentonville

When the stakes are high, you need an attorney who has the experience and toughness to pursue the best possible outcome on your case. 

Bentonville Criminal Defense Attorney

Aggressive Representation from an Experienced Professional

If you have been charged with a crime, you do not have to face this complicated situation alone. In your time of need, turn to Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law for sound legal guidance. With 15 years of experience, Attorney Jonathan D. Nelson can defend you against criminal charges, fight your DWI arrest, or represent you in a traffic ticket case. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law is the firm to call.

As a former prosecutor, Attorney Nelson understands the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and knows how to build an airtight defense capable of withstanding the prosecution’s tactics. Attorney Nelson is also certified law enforcement instructor with extensive knowledge of all types of criminal charges and laws. When you retain Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law, you work directly with Attorney Nelson himself – you will never be passed off to an associate or paralegal. For honest, personalized, and results-driven criminal defense services, choose Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law.

  • Felony Battery Case Dismissed
  • Aggravated Assault and Terroristic Threatening Charges Dismissed
  • Domestic Assault Third Degree Dismissed
  • DWI Client Found Not Guilty
  • Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia No Charges Filed
  • Domestic Battery Dismissed
  • DWI Not Guilty
  • Felony Drugs Dismissed
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance, Public Intoxication, and Failure to Appear Dismissed
  • Domestic Battery Third Degree Case Dismissed

A Dependable Advocate

For the Criminally Accused

When you find yourself up against the criminal justice system, the most important thing you can do for yourself is to retain legal representation. By hiring Jonathan D. Nelson, Attorney at Law, you get direct access to an accomplished Bentonville criminal defense lawyer with the determination and skill needed to effectively protect your rights. Attorney Nelson has brought over 400 cases to verdict at trial – including Court of Appeals cases. With this experience under his belt, Attorney Nelson is prepared to craft an effective defense strategy and to stand up for you both in and out of the courtroom.

  • Extremely professional!

    “Mr. Nelson is extremely professional. He accomplished everything I wanted in a timely manner. The end result was exactly how he explained to me on the first contact. He is very understanding and has ...”

    - Thomas
  • A lifesaver!

    “I came to Jon last minute and he was a lifesaver. He made short work of my case and took a lot of pressure off me in a very short period of time. I really appreciate you Jon. Very professional and ...”

    - Stephen
  • Through out it all he treated me as a good person and never once made me feel like just another client.

    “Because of Mr. Nelson’s hard work, I no longer feel let down by our judicial system. I emailed him on a whim after having the disappointment of an over worked public defender. And I must say that it ...”

    - Lenna
  • Very honest and respectful and extremely understanding and easy to work with.

    “Jon represented me on a probation revocation and several misdemeanor charges and did an excellent job. I have had a lot of bad past history with law enforcement so they are kind of fed up with me and ...”

    - Zach
  • Kept me out of jail!

    “Jon used his knowledge of the law and managed to save me from doing any jail time. I should have done 10 days in jail. Thanks to Jon, I'm a free man.”

    - Anonymous

Meet Our Dedicated Attorney

Committed to providing the experience your case requires.
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    Jonathan D. Nelson

    Founding Attorney

    Mr. Nelson began his legal career in Dallas, Texas, where he went up against some of the best attorneys in the nation, including the attorney who took the deposition of then President Bill Clinton. He also successfully defended clients against attorneys for corporate giants State Farm and Allstate. After several years practicing law in Texas, Mr. Nelson moved back to his native state of Arkansas, where he served as a prosecuting attorney for several years. During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. ...

What Makes Jonathan Nelson Better Than the Rest?

  • An Exclusive Focus on Criminal Defense
  • More Than 15 Years of Experience
  • Former State Prosecutor
  • More Than 400 Jury Trials Handled
  • Personalized One-on-One Representation
  • Certified Law Enforcement Instructor

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