NELSON is a leading FORENSICS and CONSULTING group specializing in Forensic Engineering & Forensic Architecture, Fire Investigation, Chemistry & Environmental Science, Cost Estimating & Appraisal, and Roofing Materials Testing. Our mission is to reduce risk and prevent failure by combining ethical standards with advanced technologies in an effort to discover cause of failure and to educate our clients and peers on our findings.

NELSON’s professional team of experts is available for on-site investigations; expert witness; litigation and subrogation resource and support; and consulting services.

In The Spotlight: L.J. Nelson, M.S., P.E.

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L.J. Nelson, M.S., P.E.
Project Director
L.J. Nelson, M.S., P.E., is a Structural Engineer with diverse experience performing forensic evaluations and analyses of commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. His evaluations are related to collapse, construction defects, design errors, hurricanes, flood, water intrusion, hail, explosions and fire. He investigates losses along the Texas Coast relating to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. L.J. received a M.S. in Civil Engineering (Structural Emphasis) from The University of Texas at San Antonio and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Texas A & M University. Licensed in Texas, Oklahoma, and throughout the South, L.J. has also worked internationally.