James Nelson graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Laws Degree with Honours and was admitted to practice in 2013.
James is a Senior Associate at JB Solicitors and specialises in Family Law, Criminal Law and deceased estates.
He has worked across a range of Family Law matters involving children’s issues, complex property issues and matters with high net asset pools and regular appears in the Family Law and Federal Circuit Court.
He is also acts in criminal law matters ranging from minor traffic offences to serious offences of violence, robberies and large scale drug trafficking operations. He has also been the instructing solicitor on a criminal matter that reached the High Court of Australia.
His expertise in deceased estates matters includes preparing complex wills, as well as acting for both claimant’s and executor’s in family provision claims in the Supreme Court.
James is actively involved in the development of the law and legal profession and has previously been a member of the Council of the Law Society of South Australia and the Country Committee of the Law Society of South Australia.
He is a firm believer in access to justice and has previously acted for countless socially disadvantaged and vulnerable client’s through grants from the Legal Services Commission of South Australia.
James is a confident and experienced advocate and prides himself on working closely with his clients to ensure they achieve the outcomes they desire.
Bachelor of Laws with Honours
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP)
Associate member of the Law Society of NSW
Member of the Law Society of South Australia Council (2016-17)
Member of the Law Society of South Australia Country Committee (2016-17)