2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Award

WDC Journal Edition: Spring 2022

Congratulations to Heather L. Nelson for being selected by the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee and the Awards Committee for the 2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Award! The WDC Spring Committee Awards recognize the talent, effort, and accomplishments of our incredible committee members and volunteer leaders.

Congratulations to Heather L. Nelson for being selected by the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee and the Awards Committee for the 2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Award! The WDC Spring Committee Awards recognize the talent, effort, and accomplishments of our incredible committee members and volunteer leaders.

Heather is an active member of the WDC Board of Directors and the current Executive Committee Program Chair. Heather has presented CLE topics at WDC conferences, has authored articles for the Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal, is the Chair of the Women in the Law Committee, and runs the annual WDC clothing drive.

Heather is a Shareholder at The Everson Law Firm in Green Bay. She is an experienced trial attorney, having successfully tried cases before juries in state and federal courts throughout Wisconsin and Illinois. She obtained her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago and launched her legal career in the Chicago area. Heather became licensed to practice law in Wisconsin in 2000, defending cases in both Illinois and Wisconsin. Joining The Everson Law Firm in 2016 brought Heather back to her Green Bay roots. Her practice areas include motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, wrongful death, and products liability.

Heather will be recognized during the WDC 2022 Spring Conference on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at The American Club in Kohler.