Nelson Zeke Rivera
Nelson E. Rivera is an associate in the Monterey office of Low, Ball & Lynch. Mr. Rivera earned his B.A. degree in Human Communications from Cal State Monterey Bay where he graduated Cum Laude and his J.D. from Monterey College of Law. He is fluent in Spanish.
During law school, Mr. Rivera clerked in a civil litigation firm where he acquired knowledge and experience regarding how a plaintiff’s litigation firm operates. He also worked in a criminal defense firm and acquired experience regarding courtroom trial practice.
Mr. Rivera has volunteered as a small claims mediator for the Monterey County Superior Court, having received mediation training from Senator Bill Monning. During mediation, he facilitated confidential meetings between litigants, helped negotiate resolutions, and confirmed settlement agreements in open court. Mr. Rivera has also helped members of the community prepare restraining orders and civil harassment orders.
When Mr. Rivera is not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his family, running, weightlifting, and traveling.