Kristopher A. Nelson

Kristopher Nelson is an attorney at TRE Legal Practice. His work is often done behind the scenes, including legal research and writing and overseeing paralegal services for the firm.

During law school, he externed at the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District and worked at a non-profit doing employment disability law.

Before becoming a practicing attorney, he worked as a web developer and systems administrator and pursued a Ph.D. with a dissertation on the historical impact of technology on privacy law. He has also taught history of science, U.S. history, and legal history to undergraduates.

Kristopher has worked on issues such as service animals denials by ride-share providers under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), False Claims Act cases seeking to hold government contractors responsible for web accessibility of sites they develop, and accessibility cases against private and governmental entities at both the state and federal level.


University of California, San Diego, M.A. in History of Science, 2014
University of California College of the Law, San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings), J.D., 2009
University of Washington, B.A. with Honors, 1998