Areas Of Practice

Luella Nelson practices as an arbitrator, mediator and fact finder, primarily in labor-management and employment disputes. She is listed on panels by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, American Arbitration Association, National Mediation Board, and state and local agencies in Oregon, Washington, California, Montana, Nevada and Alaska.


Harvard Law School, J.D., 1976
Macalester College, B.S., 1973

Professional Affiliations

Legal Representation Fund Alternate Coordinator for the National Academy of Arbitrators (“NAA”)
Past Chair of the Northwest Region of the NAA
Past Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Sections of the Oregon State Bar, the State Bar of California, and the Bar Association of San Francisco
Former member of the Executive Committee of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Oregon State Bar
Former president of the Oregon Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association
Former Vice-Chair and member of the Board of Directors of the Northern California Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution
Former adviser to the California Public Employee Relations Program at University of California