T. M. Nelson

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Professor Nelson loves and abides in Jesus, and is called to encourage, teach, counsel and help others.  Reared in Spokane, he has practiced law for the past 28 years in Seattle.  He loves family and enjoys sports, learning, traveling and conversing with others, often as a guest speaker or facilitator.  A lifelong learner, his friends with Restore Leadership Academy in Gulu, Uganda recently blessed him with an Honorary Degree (2010). Beyond teaching, he continues to practice law at the Nelson Law Group PLLC and serves alongside many ministries, such as ;Young Life, AirServ International, the Union Gospel Mission, and as a volunteer Chaplain with King County Jail.


  • M.Div. Fuller Theological Seminary, 2013
  • J.D. University of Notre Dame Law School, 1988
  • B.A. Whitman College, 1984

Courses Taught

Legal & Ethical Responsibility – BUSM 6513
Negotiation Theory & Practice – BUSM 5153
Management of Non-Profits – BUSM 6423
Business Law – BUSM 3403
Business Negotiations – BUSM 4043
Non-Profit Management – BMGT 4503
Policy & Ethics – BUSM 4403
Conflict Resolution & Negotiations – BUSM 4443

More Information

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