Attorney at Law, Partner
Certified Specialist, Workers' Compensation Law
The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Practice Areas:

  • Workers' Compensation Law

Professional Experience

Peter R. Nelson is a Partner and senior trial attorney in the firm’s San Fernando Valley office. Mr. Nelson is certified by the State Bar of California as a Workers’ Compensation Specialist and is also a Certified Mediator. He obtained his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Loyola Marymount University and received his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, where he was on the Dean’s Honor Roll. Mr. Nelson is a highly effective and successful defense attorney. He is the author of multiple publications in the areas of workers’ compensation and claims handling, and is extensively trained with experience in the specialized area of fraud defense. He is a featured lecturer at numerous seminars to employer groups, trade organizations, human resources personnel, and claims examiners. In addition to workers’ compensation, Mr. Nelson has considerable experience in state and federal court civil litigation. Because of his background as a former private investigator, he is particularly attuned to correct and cost effective investigative techniques and has overseen numerous complex investigations. Mr. Nelson has also acted as an invited judge at the prestigious National Civil Trial Competition hosted by Loyola Law School.