ALPHONSIE NELSON, Partner

(714) 542-5400 x 415 | Fax (714) 972-2594
alphonsie.nelson@bdmklaw.com

Alphonsie Nelson practices insurance defense and medical malpractice defense.  Mr. Nelson’s present focus is the defense of individuals and corporations on behalf of insurance carriers, including physicians, emergency room physicians, radiologists, acute-care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and residential care facilities.  Mr. Nelson also defends toxic tort claims, large loss property-casualty claims and catastrophic motor vehicle collision claims.  Mr. Nelson is also a member of the board of directors of The Whole Child, a community organization dedicated to improving the wellbeing of children.  Mr. Nelson has been practicing law since 2001.

EDUCATION
University of California at Irvine – 1998
Juris Doctor Degree University of California at Los Angeles – 2001

BAR ADMISSION
California State Bar
Colorado State Bar
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Litigation Counsel of America

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
The Whole Child — Board of Directors