Firm founder Paul J. Nelson, a certified family law specialist, has tried hundreds of family law matters, giving him uncommon familiarity with local judicial officers and opposing counsel. These are strategic advantages evidenced by his winning track record. Mr. Nelson was chosen as a Super Lawyer for 2021 and 2022. He also holds an AV Preeminent® rating with Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest possible score for both legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Nelson’s courtroom experience and knowledge of California family law has helped him build a track record of successful outcomes for a wide range of clients. A member of the Family Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association, he also belongs to the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. When he is not practicing law, Mr. Nelson enjoys spending time with his wife and four daughters. He is also an avid cyclist, Alpine skier, world traveler, and a licensed private pilot, which allows him to handle cases throughout the state. Mr. Nelson speaks Thai fluently.