Amelia P. Nelson, Esquire

Amelia NelsonAmelia “Amie” P. Nelson earned a Juris doctorate with honors from Drake University School of Law in 2002.  Following graduation, she was selected as a judicial law clerk for the Ninth Judicial District Court in the State of Minnesota in 2002, and for the Fifth Judicial District Court in the State of New Mexico in 2003. In 2004, Ms. Nelson entered private practice as an associate attorney with Rugge, Rosales & Associates, PC, where she focused primarily on insurance law and civil litigation. In 2010, she created Amelia P. Nelson, Attorney at Law, d/b/a APNLAW, LLC, where she currently provides legal consulting and assistance in employment and civil rights matters, personal injury and torts, and business contracts.  Ms. Nelson is also of counsel with The Rosales Group, P.C.

Ms. Nelson is a full time faculty member at the Anderson School of Business, University of New Mexico instructing introductory and advanced employment law, business management law and advanced legal topics for the undergraduate, graduate and EMBA programs.  She is the faculty advisor for the SCMA – UNM, which is a student run contracts management association.

Ms. Nelson is licensed and admitted to practice law in Iowa and New Mexico, and before the United States District Court and United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.  She is a member of the State Bar of New Mexico, Iowa State Bar, American Bar Association, Albuquerque Bar Association, National Contract Management Association, National Employment Lawyers Association, New Mexico Employment Lawyers Associations, New Mexico Lesbian and Gay Bar Association, Lavender Law Bar Association, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (SW Regional Program Graduate), and New Mexico Women’s Bar Association. Ms. Nelson also serves on the Board of Directors for the New Mexico Women’s Bar Association.