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Find A Creative Solution To Your Environmental Problem

We represent property owners, businesses and local governments facing environmental violations throughout Indiana. Property owners and businesses across a broad range of industries in Indiana face a range of state and federal environmental protection laws. Despite best efforts to comply with regulations and often through no fault of the owner, violations occur, for which expensive remedies and cleanup may be required.

At Nelson Law Group LLC, in Indianapolis, we focus our practice on environmental protection law. Our services include helping property owners, small and medium-sized businesses and government entities effectively and efficiently respond to all types of environmental issues. We represent both plaintiffs and defendants with an emphasis on finding creative ways to solve our clients’ problems.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Environmental Law
    • Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
    • Responding To Agreed Orders
    • CERCLA Responses
    • RCRA Responses
    • Demands From IDEM
    • Air Quality Litigation
  • Insurance Law
    • Property Owner Environmental Damage Claims
    • Business Operator Environmental Damage Claims

Call 317-779-0923 today to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Michael O. Nelson

Michael O. Nelson is the President of Nelson Law Group LLC. Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Nelson was a shareholder and attorney concentrating on complex environmental and insurance coverage cases, including mass toxic tort suits and Superfund litigation with the national law firm of Hunsucker, Goodstein & Nelson. As a shareholder at Hunsucker, Goodstein & Nelson, he managed the mid-western office in Indianapolis, Indiana; taking the local presence from a mere two cases to over 60 total cases.

At Nelson Law Group LLC, Mr. Nelson represents clients in a wide range of industries, including construction, dry cleaning, property management, development, foundries, metal working and oil distribution.

Mr. Nelson works with clients, consultants and regulatory agencies to contain client liability and to obtain site closure in hazardous waste cases. He has obtained successful outcomes in multi-party coverage litigation to win substantial policy benefits for a number of clients. Mr. Nelson has represented clients throughout Indiana, including the communities of Anderson, Richmond, Muncie, Greensburg, Brazil, Ft. Wayne, Evansville, Logansport, Gary, Whiting, Demotte, Ossian, Lynn, Thorntown, and Rushville, as well as Indianapolis. Mr. Nelson has also worked on behalf of local governments to investigate and remediate contaminated properties within their borders.

Bar Admissions:

  • Indiana
  • California, 1996
  • U.S. Federal Courts


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • Juris Doctor - 1996
    • Honors: Editor-in-Chief, Hasting West Northwest Journal of Environmental Law &Policy
    • Honors: Tony Patino Fellow
  • University of California, San Diego, California
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1990
    • Honors: cum laude

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