Eric is the owner of Nelson Injury Law, PLLC. He was born and raised on Capitol Hill in Seattle. He attended St. Joseph's Elementary on Capitol Hill and O'Dea High School on First Hill. He obtained his undergraduate degree from University of Washington in 1988. In 1992 he graduated with honors (cum laude) from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California. Eric returned to Seattle and began practicing law with his father, Richard C. Nelson, in 1992. Eric felt proud, fortunate and blessed to have practiced law with his father. It is something that he would like to do someday with one or more of his three children. Richard is now "of counsel" at Nelson Injury Law and is still enjoying the practice of law at age 81.