Jonathan K. Nelson earned his Bachelor's degree in Finance in 2001 and went on to receive his M.B.A. from Grand Valley State in 2003. He further received his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2008, and was admitted to the Michigan State Bar that year. Prior to entering private practice, Jonathan had a 10 year career in corporate banking. During the course of his banking career, Jonathan negotiated multi-million dollar transactions and was able to develop extensive skills in negotiation, analysis, and customer service - skills which he is able to use for his client at JK Nelson Law on a daily basis.
Following his 2012 admission to the Nevada State Bar, Jonathan felt that he wanted to pursue a career in the private practice of law. Thereafter, he began practicing in Las Vegas and Pahrump. He soon realized that there was a substantial need for a high-quality law firm with reasonable prices and a dedication to customer service. It was at that realization that Jonathan opened JK Nelson Law, with the goal of providing great legal representation to the communities of Las Vegas, Pahrump, and Tonopah. Since opening JK Nelson Law, Jonathan has seen the firm expand to two offices to better serve Las Vegas and Pahrump. He remains licensed in Nevada and Michigan as well as the Federal Courts for the District of Nevada.
Additionally, he was selected to serve as the Official Legal Counsel of the Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce and was named Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers as well Legal Elite in 2017. In 2018, Jonathan was named myVegas? Top 100 Lawyers.