Bruce Nelson

R. Bruce Nelson

B.A., LL.B.

Personal Injury and Negligence Claims • Accident Benefits and Disability Claims • Insurance Law • Estate Law • Contract Disputes • Property-Related Loss Claims • Physical and Sexual Abuse Claims • Driving-Related Offences

Bruce has been practicing law for more than thirty-six (36) years and is well known and respected among his peers and in the community.  He was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1983.  Prior to attending law school, Bruce worked in the federal prison system and in the insurance industry.

In 2019, Bruce was awarded the Frontenac Law Association’s Lou Tepper Award of Excellence.

Bruce has a particular passion for matters related to Insurance Law and is an Umpire under Ontario’s Insurance Act.  He has also acted as a Mediator on both civil and estate matters.

While continuing to operate Nelson Law, Bruce also acts as counsel to Nelson Kotze LLP.

Associations & Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Frontenac Law Association (FLA)

I don’t encourage people to go to court unnecessarily if there is a way to deal with it reasonably outside of the courtroom. But there are times when litigation is necessary, and when it is, we put our experience and skillset to work for our clients.


Bruce Nelson

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