About Corpus Christi, South Texas Personal Injury and Maritime Lawyer Scott Nelson
With its prime location along the Gulf of Mexico, South Texas has become a vital maritime and industrial hub, playing a crucial role in the nation's economic growth. Employment opportunities abound in on- and off-shore oil drilling, plant and refinery work, and in the transportation of the goods produced in these thriving industries. Unfortunately, the dangerous nature of these jobs means that there are also considerable opportunities for workers to be injured. At the Law Office of Scott A. Nelson in Corpus Christi, our South Texas maritime and personal injury lawyer provides skilled representation for victims of such industrial and maritime accidents. Mr. Nelson is also experienced in handling a range of other personal injury matters, including medical malpractice, product liability, and mesothelioma claims.
Scott Nelson attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he earned a degree in economics and marketing. From there, he entered St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, where he obtained his Juris Doctorate, graduating in the top 15 percent of his class. While at St. Mary's, Mr. Nelson held a position as note and comment editor for the St. Mary's Law Journal.
Early in his career, Scott Nelson acted as briefing attorney for Chief Justice Richard Barajas of the Eighth District Court of Appeals in El Paso. He later worked as staff attorney for the United States District Court in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Since opening his own practice in Corpus Christi, South Texas personal injury and maritime lawyer Scott Nelson has been recognized in Texas Monthly magazine as one of the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for 2006 and 2007. This honor indicates peer recognition and professional achievement and is reserved for the top 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Texas.
In addition to his work as a maritime and personal injury trial lawyer, Scott Nelson has contributed articles on various legal topics. Some of his publications include:
- "The Supreme Court Takes a Weapon from the Drug War Arsenal: New Defenses to Civil Forfeiture" – St. Mary's Law Journal
- "The Proposed Crime Victims' Federal Constitutional Amendment: Working Toward a Proper Balance" – Baylor Law Review
Contact the Law Office of Scott A. Nelson
Success as an attorney is about more than just trial experience. It also involves the relationship a lawyer is able to cultivate with his client. Scott Nelson brings skill and integrity to his legal practice, but he is also committed to offering compassion and understanding to each client. Whether you have been a victim of a catastrophic injury or were harmed in a recreational boating accident, Corpus Christi and South Texas personal injury and maritime lawyer Scott Nelson will fight to protect your rights. Contact the Law Office of Scott A. Nelson to schedule a free consultation and learn how our dedicated attorney can help you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled.