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John Gustaf Nelson

John Gustaf Nelson, American lawyer. Bar: Colorado 1990, United States District Court Colorado 1991, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1992, United States Federal Claims Court 1993, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1993, Tribal Court Omaha Tribe Nebraska 1996, United States District Court Hawaii, 1997, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 2000, Supreme Court of the United States Court 2002.

Background

  • Nelson, John Gustaf was born on January 29, 1965 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Carl R. and Dorothy M. (Harris) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Colorado, 1987. Juris Doctor, University Colorado, 1990.

    Career

    • Staff attorney Mountain States Legal Foundation, Denver, 1990-1994. Attorney Law Offices of John D. Musick Junior and Associates, 1994-1998. Private practice, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Colorado 1990, United States District Court Colorado 1991, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1992, United States Federal Claims Court 1993, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1993, Tribal Court Omaha Tribe Nebraska 1996, United States District Court Hawaii, 1997, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 2000, Supreme Court of the United States Court 2002.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Chairman Colorado Republican Business Coalition, executive committee member. Member Colorado Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Federal Bar Association (treasurer, member executive council, section environmental law), The Federalist Society, Rocky Moutain Mineral Law Foundation, Denver Athletic Club, University Club Denver, Masons (Highlands Lodge), Denver Rotary Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, backpacking, scuba diving.

    Connections

    • father: Carl R. Nelson
    • mother: Dorothy M. (Harris) Nelson
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    Born January 29, 1965
    (age 52)
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