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Shawn A. Nelson
 
Associate
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Mr. Nelson is an associate in the labor and employment law and education law practice groups. His practice includes employment litigation, business litigation, labor law, school law and special education law. He joined Marshall & Melhorn, LLC as a summer associate in 2013.

Mr. Nelson earned his law degree from the University of Toledo, cum laude, where he served as a teaching assistant to Legal Research and Writing and Civil Procedure courses. As a law student, Mr. Nelson was President of the Black Law Student Association. He also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong of the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio and for the Honorable Judge Arlene Singer of the Sixth District Court of Appeals.
Labor and Employment Law
Litigation
School Law
Special Education Law
J.D., University of Toledo, cum laude, 2014

• Certificate of Concentration in Labor and Employment Law with Distinction

B.A., University of Michigan, 2009
Leadership Toledo, Class of 2016
Leadership Toledo, Board of Trustees
University of Toledo College of Law, Young Alumni Council
Thurgood Marshall Law Association
Toledo Bar Association
Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys
Ohio State Bar Association
American Bar Association
ABA-BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law

C.V. Wolfe Law Scholarship

Highest Ranking Student Award: Public Sector Labor Law

Speaker, “Transgender Issues,” Marshall & Melhorn’s School Leaders Series, September 2015

Speaker, “Transgender Updates” and “Getting It Right: Disciplining Students with Disabilities,” Marshall & Melhorn’s School Leaders Series, March 2016