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: Drake University School of Law, J.D., 2002; Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin, B.A., 1996.

Admitted to Practice: State of New Mexico; State of Iowa*; United States District Court, District of New Mexico; United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. 

Member:  State Bar of New Mexico; New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association; American Bar Association; Albuquerque Bar Association; National Contract Management Association (N.C.M.A); National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), Southwest Regional Program graduate; Board of Directors, TAFI; Counsel, New Mexico Chapter of International Association of Special Investigation Units (I.A.S.I.U.); New Mexico Lesbian & Gay Bar Association, and New Mexico Women’s Bar Association. 

Ms. Nelson is a full time faculty member at the University of New Mexico, Anderson School of Management, where she teaches Employment Law and Business Management Law.  She has six years of experience in private practice, and two years of experience as a judicial law clerk for the New Mexico and Minnesota district courts.  Ms. Nelson clerked for the Fifth Judicial District Court of New Mexico from July 2003 to June 2004, and Ninth Judicial District Court of Minnesota from 2002 to 2003.  She practices in the following areas: fraud investigation, employment law, contract law, personal injury (Plaintiff and Defense), guardianship, first and third party insurance matters, business organizations, construction disputes, and civil rights and domestic partner matters.   


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