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Nathan Lanter is a partner at Nelson & Nelson. His practice focuses on helping injured people in Illinois and Missouri. He has successfully tried jury cases and litigated workers’ compensation claims all the way to the appellate court. His civil litigation practice includes claims for medical malpractice, premises liability and injuries arising out of complex motor vehicle collisions.
Nate is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Illinois and the Western District of Missouri.
Nate is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the St. Clair County Bar Association. He has also been named recently as one of “America’s Top Lawyers” by the American Bar Association.
Nate has been a speaker at numerous seminars regarding Illinois workers’ compensation and civil litigation. As recently as April 2017, he spoke at an Advanced Workers’ Compensation seminar on the topic of “Causation and Apportionment.”
Nate graduated from Freeburg High School in 1989 and from Knox College (Galesburg, Illinois) in 1993 with a B.A. in biology. In 1997, he graduated from Drake University Law School.
Nate was an adjunct professor at Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) teaching Torts I & II (personal injury litigation) as part of SWIC’s paralegal program from 1999 to 2000.
Nate is an avid basketball fan, having played in high school and college. Additionally, he participates in the Annual Law Day Run in Belleville to benefit the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation. He currently lives in St. Louis.
United States District Court
Southern District of Illinois
Western District of Missouri.
Year of Birth: 1971
Law School: Drake University Law School, J.D., 1997
Undergraduate School: Knox College, (Galesburg), B.A., biology, 1993
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Illinois State Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
American Association for Justice
St. Clair County Bar Association
Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Named one of “America’s Top Lawyers,” American Law Society
Leading Lawyers, Law Bulletin Media, 2018-present
Nate has been a member of the board of directors for the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Southern Illinois and its affiliate, the Epilepsy Foundation of Southern Illinois, for the past 15 years.
Nelson & Nelson has experience in handling all kinds of injury cases – particularly in the areas of workers’ compensation, construction accidents, products liability, medical malpractice, and automobile negligence.
Representing clients in nearly every profession – construction workers to teachers to truck drivers – Nelson & Nelson has represented thousands of individuals with injuries of all kinds, from carpal tunnel syndrome to catastrophic traumatic injuries resulting in quadriplegia and even death. Nelson & Nelson’s practice extends throughout southern Illinois into the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County.
We are committed to providing the best legal services and close personal attention to every client. For decades, the firm’s capable representation of injured workers has led to awards and settlements totaling millions of dollars for our clients.