Gini Nelson

Attorney Gini Nelson I am a practicing independent bankruptcy lawyer in Santa Fe, NM.  I help people with the hard stuff, including hard financial problems.

I represent clients throughout Northern New Mexico including Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Taos, Raton, Espanola, and Las Vegas.

If you need help with financial problems, please don’t hesitate to contact me.



I can be reached at:

PHONE: 505.629.0768



Gini Nelson focuses her law practice in bankruptcy and bankruptcy avoidance advising and representing individual consumers and small business owners in these challenging economic times. Her practice also includes family law and the implications and impact of bankruptcy in family law. A practicing attorney since 1983, she received her law degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC.  and clerked first for the Honorable A. Franklin Burgess, Jr. and then for the Honorable Carlisle E. Pratt (deceased), both of the District of Columbia Superior Court before moving to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Prior to that, she completed an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Kansas.

In New Mexico, she served as Special Assistant Attorney General and Assistant General Counsel to the New Mexico Environment Department representing the agency primarily in hazardous and mixed hazardous and radioactive waste issues before entering private practice in 1993.

She currently sits on the State Bar of New Mexico’s Law Practice Management Committee and the 1st Judicial District Court of New Mexico’s Access to Justice Committee.

She is also a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

An early adopter of social media tools, she started her first blog, Engaging Conflicts in 2006. She started her other, primary blogs, Handling Conflict and NM Bankruptcy Law in 2007.

Gini Nelson Law Office is a federally designated Debt Relief Agency. Ms. Nelson helps clients file for bankruptcy protection under the laws of the United States.