A Track Record Of Successful Results
Photo of Joshua Nielsen
Photo of Joshua Nielsen
Photo of Joshua Nielsen

About Nielsen Legal

Nielsen Legal is a diverse legal practice handling a wide range of matters for individuals in Waynesville and throughout Haywood County, Jackson County and Buncombe County in North Carolina.

What Sets Us Apart

What sets us apart is our approach to your case. We work as a team to help you accomplish your objectives and goals. Whether it is creating a strong criminal defense or navigating a complex divorce with child custody and equitable distribution, we understand that you and your case are unique. We will tailor our approach to your needs and what your case demands. Our goal is to provide the highest level of service through a creative, compassionate and efficient strategy for you and your case.

Led by experienced attorney Josh Nielsen, the firm assists with matters ranging from criminal defense, family law and personal injury.

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Offering A Team Approach

Our firm and our lawyers take a great deal of pride in representing individuals throughout the Waynesville community. We work as a team, often handling cases together to find the best, most cost-effective solution for our client’s individual situation.

About Founding Attorney Josh Nielsen

Josh Nielsen was raised in Henderson County, North Carolina, and attended the University of North Carolina Wilmington for his undergraduate degree where he majored in history and English and graduated magna cum laude with university and departmental honors.

Josh attended law school at Elon University, afterward returning to the Asheville area where he founded Nielsen Legal and presently resides.

Josh has focused his practice in Western North Carolina and is firmly committed to helping his local communities through zealous legal representation. He is certified as a board specialist in criminal law by the North Carolina State Bar.

In his free time, Josh enjoys outdoor activities including riding his motorcycles, skiing and snowboarding, golf and travel.

Josh is licensed to practice in:

  • State court: North Carolina
  • Federal court: 4th Circuit, Western District of North Carolina
  • Tribal: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Contact Our Team Today

To schedule a consultation with Nielsen Legal, call our offices at 828-564-1321 or contact us online.