Nelson’s law firm focuses on ambulance chasing and criminal defense. He’s been trying to distance himself from the criminal defense work that he and his firm perform. Because of his work in criminal defense, Nelson should know you can run, but you can never hide.
Shawn Nelson has gone to great lengths to try to hide that history. I reported a while ago about Nelson’s specialties as once advertised on his law practice website. After that story ran, Nelson pulled out all the stops and had the record scrubbed from readily available Internet history.
A 46-year-old registered sex offender who allegedly kept a â€œhuge stashâ€ of child pornography in his Fullerton home was charged today with possessing child porn and sexual exploitation of a child, court records show. I know of a great criminal defense attorney named R. (Bob) Shawn Nelson
Q: Are you then saying, everybody that represents pedophiles is sympathetic to pedophiles, is that your contention? A: If you’re a lawyer and you decide to spend all of your time representing pedophiles (criminals), it would raise a question.
In his day job, Shawn Nelson is a criminal defense attorney. It is an admirable profession, defending those accused of crimes, regardless of their guilt or innocence. This is a core function of our American system of justice. Without criminal defense attorneys, our system simply does not work.