J. Nelson Happy
Nelson Happy is a seasoned trial lawyer who has tried jury trials in state and federal courts throughout the United States and has argued appeals in many state and federal appellate courts. Nelson has acted as general counsel to two corporations, served as managing partner of two law firms, as well as a law school professor and dean.
- Damnum Absque Injuria, When Private Property Can Be Damaged Without Compensation, 36 Mo L Rev, 453.
- Hughes v. Cole, 251 Va.3; 465 SE2d 820 (1996).
Professional & Community Activities
- Dean and Professor of Law, Regent University School of Law, 1993 – 1999
- Member, Virginia Continuing Legal Education Board (Appointed by the Supreme Court of Virginia), 1994 – 2000
- Advisor, Virginia Board of Law Examiners, 1993 – 1999
- J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1967
- Lawrence S. Greenbaum Prize, 1966
- Columbia Law School Service Award, 1967
- B.S., Syracuse University, 1964
- Missouri, 1967
- New York, 1985
- Washington, 2004