At a press conference in Fullerton this morning leaders of Crime Victims United of California today blasted Shawn Nelson for his cover-up of web solicitations advising convicted sex offenders. Nelson admitted his law firmâ€™s ads about avoiding Meganâ€™s Law registration requirements were just a way to boost his siteâ€™s ranking on Google.
This post started as a commetary of Fullerton city council member Shawn (B.S.) Nelson’s “no” vote on the Coyote Hills development project. For those Fullerton residents who believe the council’s 3-2 vote not to develop the last open space in Fullerton was a victory, it’s a short respite from Nelson’s eventual vote for the project. …
Another mail piece dropped yesterday from Orange County Employees Association regarding Shawn Nelson’s hide and seek on his criminal defense business. This time the hit features Crime Victims United and their take on what Shawn Nelson’s law practice has done and how he’s trying to hide the truth.
(photo from OC Register) The Fullerton City Council will decide the fate of Coyote Hills tonight at a city council meeting at Fullerton City Hall.Â The question at hand is will Fullerton’s last true open space — Coyote Hills — remain open space or will it turn into an Anaheim Hills-style development of high end…
The issue here is not that Nelson’s firm represents people in criminal matters. It’s that he has spent the better part of two years trying to cover that up. Nelson says his clients are accused of “small potatoes” crimes. They’re your neighbors and family members who get in trouble.
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.