Jesse D. Nelson – attorney

Jesse D. Nelson is originally from west Tennessee, having spent his early years in and around Jackson. He attended Lambuth University where he was captain of the Mock Trial competition team, a Lambuth Scholar, and received numerous awards.

Mr. Nelson attended law school at the University of Mississippi School of Law in Oxford. He was a member and articles editor of the University of Mississippi Law Journal, and he completed an externship with the United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Mississippi. He graduated with honors in 2006 and was in the top 13% of his graduating class.

Following his return to Jackson, Tennessee, Mr. Nelson joined the largest law firm in west Tennessee (excluding Memphis) where he handled a variety of cases in state and federal courts. He received several favorable court rulings that are contained in published opinions and that are frequently cited by courts, scholarly authors, and other litigants.

Mr. Nelson later joined a civil litigation firm in Knoxville and became a frequent speaker at legal seminars and for professional groups.

Attorney Nelson is admitted to practice in all Tennessee state courts; the United States District Court–Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts; and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals–Fifth and Sixth Circuits. He also represents clients before the Tennessee Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other state and federal administrative agencies.

Jesse and his family live in Knoxville, and they enjoy camping, fishing, and spending time outdoors. They attend Two Rivers Church.

Alexander J. Cramer – Attorney

Alex is a Clinton, Tennessee native that attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Following graduation he joined the United States Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer.

Alex left naval service in 2016 after three deployments to the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. Military service emphasizes the traits of team work, discipline, organization, and cooperation. These traits serve an important function in the legal field where legal teams include many members all working toward a common goal. Alex applies these skills and his leadership experience to resolve legal issues quickly and efficiently.

After completing his naval service, Alex attended Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law in Knoxville. While in law school, Alex served as the Executive Editor for the DSOL Law Review, which published his written work Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation and the Failure to Comply with the Fifth Amendment Taking Requirement in the Spring, 2019 edition. Alex completed internships with the firm Joyce, Meredith, Flitcroft, and Normand; TVA’s Office of the General Counsel; and, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. He graduated cum laude in the top 10% of his class and received multiple awards for his academic performance in legal writing, advanced criminal practice, and appellate practice.

Following law school, Alex joined Nelson Law Group, PLLC where he represents clients in criminal matters, consumer protection, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, wage disputes, Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions, and general civil litigation matters.

Alex is admitted to practice throughout the state of Tennessee and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Alex currently lives in Claxton, Tennessee with his family. He is an active member of Riverview Baptist Church, the Knoxville Bar Association, and Anderson County Bar Association. He enjoys woodworking, golf, and spending time with his children in his spare time.

Abigail Nolasco – Paralegal

Abigail Nolasco is originally from Louisville, KY. She attended the University of Louisville and spent most of her time as a Research Assistant and College Mentor for kids. She moved to Knoxville, TN in 2017 and began working for a defense law firm as a legal assistant.

In 2019, Abigail Nolasco joined Nelson Law Group, PLLC. She has built strong foundation in the legal field and has gained a very expansive skill set. As a Hispanic bilingual speaker, Abigail is able to effectively coordinate and facilitate meetings between attorneys and non-English speaking clients, broadening the horizons for the firm.

In her spare time Abigail enjoys cooking, home projects, playing sports and painting as well as spending time with her family and friends.