Anna Nelson is a partner with Morgan, Minnock, Rice & Miner. Her primary areas of practice include insurance defense, construction defect defense, premises liability defense, and insurance coverage. Ms. Nelson has tried multiple jury cases obtaining favorable defense verdicts. Notably, she has successfully argued before the Utah Court of Appeals, the Utah Supreme Court, and The United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
Ms. Nelson graduated with high honors from the University Of Utah’s S. J. Quinney College of Law. She is a member of the Utah State Bar, the Utah Defense Lawyers Association, and the Defense Research Institute. In 2018, Anna was inducted into the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, a national distinguished legal group of whom members are selected by nomination only.
Ms. Nelson has served as President of the Utah Defense Lawyers Association. She was also recognized as “Up and Coming” in Utah Business Magazine’s 2015 and 2017 Utah Legal Elite. She has been recognized as a Legal Elite in Construction (2018) and Civil Litigation (2021, 2022, and 2023). In addition, Anna was awarded the Horizon Award from the Utah Defense Lawyers Association. In 2016, she was awarded the Young Attorney of the Year award at the Construction Defect & Dispute Conference. Previously, she served as a board member for the Special Olympics of Utah.