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Christina Gerrish Nelson

Mediation Attorney at Seattle, WA

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  • Licensed for 24 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1999
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Christina knows that preparation, a thoughtful approach, and tenacity are key elements to a successful mediation. As a mediator, Christina adeptly incorporates this groundwork to assist parties in finding open avenues to resolution and settlement.  She is passionate about ADR and the value it brings to a case, and welcomes the opportunity to work with you in your next mediation.

 

As legal counsel, Christina has represented businesses and individuals in all aspects of construction and commercial claims and litigation. Christina is not only a skilled courtroom litigator, but has significant experience in different types of litigation, including arbitration, administrative hearings, and Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals proceedings. Christina has also argued appeals in both the Washington State Court of Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

 

Starting in 2006, in conjunction with her litigation practice, Christina began both academic studies and skill training in ADR at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law.  Christina is now a candidate to receive a LL.M. in Alternative Dispute Resolution after a few final practicum requirements.  She enjoys her ongoing scholarly pursuits and education in ADR, always updating and applying the valuable skills she gains to her growing mediation and ADR practice.

 

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Location

CGN PLLC | Law Office
1455 NW Leary Way
Suite 400
Seattle, WA, 98107

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • CGN PLLC | Law Office
  • 2011 - Present
  • Partner
  • Ahlers & Cressman PLLC
  • 2007 - 2011
  • Associate
  • Short Cressman & Burgess PLLC
  • 2001 - 2006

Education

  • Gonzaga University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1999
  • Pepperdine University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994
  • Pepperdine University School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Exterra LLC v. Cle Elum Gateway Property LLC and Corstone Contractors LLC, No. 31751-0-III (Wash. Ct. App. Nov. 20, 2014)
  • Unpublished Opinion
  • Cochran Electric Co. v. Mahoney, 129 Wn. App. 687 (2005)
  • Published Opinion
  • McLaughlin v. Sorensen, 126 Wn. App. 1042 (2005)
  • Unpublished Opinion
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Associations

  • The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Women in Dispute Resolution
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Lawyers Campaign for Equal Justice
  • Volunteer
  • 2013 - Present
  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle
  • Board of Directors
  • 2009 - Present
  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Women in the Profession Committee
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Litigation, ADR and Construction Sections
  • 1999 - Present
  • King County Bar Association
  • ADR Section
  • 1999 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Litigation, ADR and Construction Sections
  • 1999 - Present
  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle
  • President
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Northwest Justice Project Board of Directors
  • President
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Northwest Justice Project Board of Directors
  • President
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Washington Women Business Owners
  • Board of Directors
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Northwest Justice Project
  • Board of Directors
  • 2005 - 2013
  • Spokane County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Judicial Theater CLE Chair
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Spokane County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Trustee
  • 1999 - 2001
  • Gonzaga Law Review
  • Associate Editor
  • 1998 - 1999
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2015
  • Higginbotham Fellows Program
  • American Arbitration Association
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2012
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2009
  • Rising Star
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2008
  • Rising Star
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2007
  • Rising Star
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2006
  • Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2006
  • Gillespie Trial Advocacy Champion
  • Gonzaga University School of Law
  • 1998
  • Regional Oralist Award
  • National Appellate Advocacy Competition
  • 1998
  • Regional Semi-Finalist
  • National Appellate Advocacy Competition
  • 1998
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Publications

  • Litigation News, WSBA Litigation Section
  • Contractual Risk-Shifting: Indemnification Provisions in Construction Contracts
  • 2009

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Seattle Mediation Lawyer Christina Gerrish Nelson
Christina Gerrish Nelson
Mediation Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 24 years