Bailey Nelson, Esq.

Whether it was translating in different languages for victims of the Thai tsunami in 2004 to find long lost loved ones, volunteering at local YWCA shelters, advocating for survivors of sexual abuse in the courtroom, or vigorously pounding podiums for victims of financial crimes in jury trials, Bailey knew at an early age that she had always wanted to help others.

Born in Washington State, with immediate family in Colorado, skiing was not the only thing that drew her back to the Rocky Mountains. Prior to her college career, Bailey was awarded a scholarship by Rotary International Club 5440 to serve as an exchange student in Thailand for a year. From there, Bailey obtained her bachelor’s degree at Colorado State University in Communications and a Minor in Business Administration. Having a passion for litigation and advocacy, Bailey continued her education and received her Juris Doctorate at South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas in 2012.

While in law school, Bailey participated in the T. Gerald Treece Advocacy Program both Moot Court and Mock Trial programs, receiving the Garland Walker Mock Trial 2010 Championship Award. Bailey additionally was a research assistant to Professor Shelby Moore, and participated in family law legal clinics, securing her clients favorable results under the Student Practice Act. She also received a full year internship at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, in Houston working in financial crimes and elder abuse.

Bailey subsequently served as felony deputy district attorney for over six years, serving the people of Alamosa, Colorado Springs and finally, Weld County. Bailey has litigated more than 60 jury trials and has handled cases ranging from traffic and misdemeanor offenses, crimes of sexual assault, financial crimes through murder cases. After successfully serving the People of Colorado, Bailey has continued to devote vigorously advocating for potential and new clients of Law One. Bailey is a member of the Denver Bar Association and the Colorado Women’s Bar Association.

In her free time, Bailey likes to ski, collect stamps on her passport, is a hoarder of cookbooks and plans to climb & summit big granite mountains in Patagonia with her family.