Kathryn B. Nelson

Kathryn B. Nelson: Attorney with DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C. AV stamp icon
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KATHRYN B. NELSON is a shareholder in the Tucson office. She represents individuals, businesses, banks, and non-profit organizations involved in real estate, commercial finance, natural resource and other business transactions ranging from purchases, sales and leasing to commercial loans and financing. Ms. Nelson’s practice is concentrated in representing financial institutions and borrowers in real estate secured and commercial lending transactions, loan restructures and workouts, and foreclosures. She has represented clients in commercial projects, construction loans, restaurants, hotels, mining projects, golf courses and residential development loans. Ms. Nelson earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Political Science, 1988) and law degrees from the University of Arizona, where she was a member of the Arizona Law Review and served as an Executive Note Editor. She has been practicing law in Tucson since receiving her law degree in 1991. Ms. Nelson is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and the Pima County Bar Association. In addition, she is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women and the Pima County Real Estate Research Council. She also serves on the board of Our Family Services and on the board of Southern Arizona Legal Aid’s Arizona Community Legal Assistance Program. Ms. Nelson is rated AV® by Martindale-Hubbell.

Areas of Practice (52)

  • Banks and Banking
  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Formation
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Banking
  • Commercial Credit
  • Commercial Loans
  • Loan Restructuring
  • Loan Workouts
  • Loans
  • Letters of Credit
  • Secured Lending
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Organization
  • Business Reorganization
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Transfers
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Leases and Leasing
  • Lease Finance
  • Lease Terminations
  • Leasing
  • Office Leasing
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Nonprofit Organizations Law
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Easements
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Land Sales
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Real Estate Secured Lending
  • Real Estate Title
  • Real Property
  • Real Property Acquisitions
  • Real Property Finance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(520) 322-5000  Phone
(520) 322-5585  Fax
University Attended:
University of Arizona, B.A., 1988
Law School Attended:
University of Arizona, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
Arizona Supreme Court; Arizona; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Member, State Bar of Arizona and Pima County Bar Association
Member, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Member, Pima County Real Estate Research Council
Member, Arizona Community Assistance Legal Assistance Advisory Board (2002-Present)
Board of Directors, Our Family Services (2012-Present)
Vice President (2014-2016)
United States Swimming and Arizona Interscholastic Association Certified Stroke and Turn Official
Birth Information:
Baltimore, Maryland, 1967
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (2 reviews)
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Tucson, Arizona

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