• Shannon A. Nelson
  • Of Counsel
  • Arthur Chapman Kettering Smetak & Pikala, P.A.
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 612-375-5946  direct dial
  • 612-339-7655  fax

  • Hudson, Wisconsin
  • 612-375-5946  direct dial
  • 715-808-8083   fax

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Shannon focuses her practice in civil litigation including premises liability, motor vehicle accident, personal injury, construction defect as well as workers’ compensation. She joins our Firm after working the last eight years as in-house counsel for an insurance company and prior to that she was working at Arthur Chapman. Shannon is the Co-Chair of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association’s Motor Vehicle Accident Committee. Shannon graduated from William Mitchell College of Law. Upon graduation, she clerked for the Honorable Dale B. Lindman.

She is licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

In her free time, Shannon enjoys hiking, biking, golfing, traveling, skiing, and listening to live music.


William Mitchell College of Law
University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Professional Associations and Memberships

2nd and 19th Judicial District Ethics Committee, Investigator 
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Workers’ Compensation Committee 
Minnesota Self-Insured Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
National Association of Subrogation Professionals
Ramsey County Bar Association



Practice Areas

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