Nels works for the government relations firm State Street Solutions. Prior to joining the firm Nels worked on state, local and federal election campaigns. He enjoys the challenges of implementing a legislative agenda.
Nels holds degrees from Whitworth University and Willamette University College of Law. While in law school Nels served as the Managing Editor for the Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution. He was the President of the American Constitution Society and earned numerous awards for oral advocacy including Order of the Barristers.
He lives with his wife Lauren and their goldendoodle “Lincoln” in Rose City Park in NE Portland. In his free time Nels can be seen at farmers markets, local breweries, foodie hang outs or yelling at the TV, urging his beloved Trail Blazers to victory.
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