Kristopher A. Nelson, JD, MA
c/o 9500 Gilman Drive #0104, La Jolla, CA 92093
PhD Candidate in History of Science/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 Lit./Spanish from the University of Washington
2016 - present
Paralegal/Legal Researcher & Writer at TRE Legal Practice
Provide paralegal and support services. Research and write on legal issues related to disability law.
2009 - present
Instructor at UC San Diego, S.D. Mesa College, and Univ. of San Diego
Teach U.S. history, legal history, history of science, and writing.
2011 - 2016
Consultant at KNK Advising
Consulted on law and technology and legal research and 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, created new software, wrote documentation, developed IT systems, and advised staff for this cancer research center.
1998 - 1999
Senior Computer Specialist at the University of Washington
Supported clients, tracked bugs, and wrote documentation for PINE.
English (native), Spanish (excellent), French (conversational)