Jessica (Honeyman) Nelson ’05 J.D., litigation and employment attorney at the law firm of Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon and Vogt in Minneapolis, will speak at the next Alumni Reflections event on “Becoming the Integrated Lawyer: Practical Tips on How to Find Joy and Purpose in Your Work.”

Jessica (Honeyman) Nelson

Jessica (Honeyman) Nelson

St. Thomas students, faculty and staff are invited to hear her talk from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. (following noon Mass) tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 8, in Room 238, School of Law. Lunch will be provided through Dean Thomas Mengler’s office.

Prior to joining Felhaber, Nelson was an associate at Dorsey and Whitney and a law clerk to Chief Judge James M. Rosenbaum of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. She was part of the second class at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, graduating summa cum laude in 2005 and having her first child just two weeks after taking the bar exam. She now has four children between the ages of 6 and 1. She is an active member of her church community and dedicates a portion of her practice to pro bono work, including serving on the Board of St. Paul’s Outreach. Nelson and her husband, Jesse, live in West St. Paul.

Alumni Reflections presents St. Thomas alumni who discuss how they integrate faith, reason and service into their personal and professional lives. This speaker series is a joint offering of the University of St. Thomas School of Law and the university’s Alumni Association. The series has presented an alumni speaker in the School of Law during the daily worship break once each semester since its inception in 2005.

For more information call Pam Christensen, Alumni and Constituent Relations, (651) 962-6445.