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Justin Nelson for Attorney General



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01 DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS

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02 ADVOCATING FOR THE ELDERLY

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03 HELPING CRIME VICTIMS

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04 PROTECTING CONSUMERS

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05 PROTECTING CONSUMERS

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06 PROTECTING CONSUMERS

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JUSTIN NELSON

CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS

Intro

A partner at Susman Godfrey LLP, Nelson is a Houston native and a graduate of Yale University and Columbia Law School. He clerked for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor of the United States Supreme Court and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Early Life and Education

Prior to attending law school, Nelson spent four summers in Latin America leading education and public health projects with the Houston-based non-profit organization Amigos de las Americas.

Career Highlights

Nelson is a practicing lawyer specializing in high-stakes civil litigation. He has been named as among the “World’s Leading Patent Practitioners” by Intellectual Asset Management magazine and a Texas Super Lawyer® by Thompson Reuters. He has served as Chair of the Economics of the Profession Committee in the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Division and is Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He has practiced and taught constitutional law, and is an adjunct professor at The University of Texas School of Law.

Personal Life

Nelson, 42, is the son of a Houston labor union lawyer and a travel agent. Nelson and his wife live in Austin with their three children.