Kristopher A. Nelson, JD, MA
c/o 9500 Gilman Drive #0104, La Jolla, CA 92093
2011 - present
Consultant at kNk Advising
Providing law and technology consulting, web development, and legal research and writing services.
2009 - present
Researcher and Instructor at UC San Diego
Researching and writing dissertation on the historical impact of technology on privacy law. Teaching legal history, history of science, and undergraduate writing.
Law Clerk at the Legal Aid - Employment Law Center
Researched and wrote memos, subpoenas, complaints. Reviewed documents. Assisted with depositions. Conducted client interviews.
Extern at the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District
Researched and wrote draft judicial opinions under the supervision of an appellate justice and his staff.
1999 - 2009
Systems Analyst/Manager at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Managed staff and projects, researched and developed projects, created new software, wrote documentation, developed IT systems, and advised clients and staff for this non-profit cancer research center.
1998 - 1999
Senior Computer Specialist at the University of Washington
Supported clients, tracked bugs, and wrote documentation for PINE.
PhD Candidate in History of Science and Science Studies at UC San Diego
Dissertation on the historical impact of technology on privacy law.
JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law
BA in Comparative History of Ideas from the University of Washington
BA in Comparative Literature and Spanish from the University of Washington
English (native), Spanish (excellent), French (conversational)