Meredith Kathryn Nelson is a native Texan and has been a resident of Montgomery County nearly her whole life. She grew up in The Woodlands and was a member of the last graduating class of McCullough High School. Ms. Nelson attended Austin College in Sherman, Texas and then to Baylor University to attend the Hankamer School of Business. She graduated from Baylor in 1999 with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems with a focus on Accounting. She then attended South Texas College of Law, where she pursued and focused on family law and graduated in 2004
Ms. Nelson is an attorney, but is also a mother and a wife, and has been through a divorce. A strong background in real estate, business and accounting provides her with the tools to handle the complex property issues that often arise in complex divorce litigation. She further understands the impact divorce and custody battles have on your life and is committed to making that transition as easy as possible for her clients. With that understanding comes her commitment to her clients, no matter what hour of the day, 7 days a week. She believes and understands that family law cases involve the things most valuable to you and she is there to help and guide you through the process.
Ms. Nelson works exclusively with the firm’s family law clients and deals solely with family law issues on a daily basis. Ms. Nelson and the family law section, along with a highly experienced paralegal, handle the day to day operations of family law cases, with Mr. Jackson and our trial team supervising and handling the litigation aspect of each case. They have a network of trusted and valued resources including forensic accountants, business valuation experts, appraisers, child psychologists, drug and alcohol specialists and many other valued and respected experts. The team at Stephen D. Jackson and Associates has a reputation that precedes them in the courtroom and is defined by their commitment to preparation and litigation experience.
Coming from a family with strong and extensive ties to real estate, Ms. Nelson obtained her real estate license in 1997 and worked full-time in different aspects of the real estate industry throughout her undergraduate and graduate school programs. Ms. Nelson worked with a top real estate agent in Waco, Texas and then with the executive management team at Stewart Title. She travelled throughout the United States working with lawyers, realtors, and title professionals for Stewart Title. Combining her experience in law school, degree in technology and business background she then transitioned her career into the legal field in 2002 and travelled internationally working with Vinson & Elkins.
Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Nelson used her legal and real estate background in combination and worked in the oil and gas industry as a petroleum landman doing land work throughout the state of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. In 2014, Ms. Nelson returned to her true passion of family law and has been working with Stephen D. Jackson and Associates since May 2015.
South Texas College of Law, J.D. 2004
Baylor, B.A. 1999