Overview

Nelson’s practice focuses on employment litigation where he assists employers in defense of labor and employment matters in federal and state courts.

Prior to attending law school, Nelson worked in the human resources department of a large Tennessee-based company. He witnessed firsthand some of the everyday employment-related issues that can arise within a company. His experience working in human resources led him to pursue a career centered on helping employers of all sizes with employment-related legal matters.

Professional & Civic Associations

  • Hispanic National Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • Tennessee Bar Association

  • Nashville Bar Association

About Me

Nelson was born in Miami, Florida. He spends his free time with his wife Sarah and their two dogs. Nelson enjoys deep sea fishing, building model airplanes, and watching reruns of his favorite TV show, “The Office.”

News & Analysis

Speaking Engagements & Industry Publications

  • "Sex, Drugs, and Money: Things to consider when hiring employees," Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management, Sumner County, TN, June 7, 2018
  • “Conducting Investigations and Responding to Fraudulent FMLA, ADA, and Workers’ Compensation claims,” presented to Sterling Education Services, November 2016
  • "If there was a problem, yo, I’ll solve it."
  • Vanilla Ice 

Practice Emphasis

  • Defense of EEOC Charges
  • Employment Policy Formulation and Advice
  • Discrimination and Harassment Defense

Education

Belmont University College of Law

  • J.D., 2016
  • Editor, Belmont Law Review
  • Vice President of Trial Advocacy, Belmont Board of Advocates

Tennessee Tech University

  • B.S., 2012

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2016
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2017
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, 2017
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 2017
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2019

Languages

  • Spanish
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