MSN Law Office

Jim Douglas ​

Law Clerk

Jim Douglas is proud to join the team at the Law Office of Maritza S. Nelson, LLC. Jim is a life-long resident of Columbus, Ohio and is passionate about supporting and contributing to the growth and development of the community. Jim graduated from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He worked as an instructor of English as a second or foreign language in Ohio and abroad for several years before attending the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 2024.

Jim finds the study of law generally fascinating, and he is particularly interested in the constantly-developing legal field of privacy and data security. In his free time, Jim enjoys recording music, tinkering with programming and robotics projects, and building his cooking skills.

Before joining the Firm, Jim worked with the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of several aviation and manufacturing clients. His work in that role included assisting with the formation of a joint venture under the Small Business Association’s Mentor/Protégé program for the purpose of pursuing large direct contract awards, auditing client compliance with a range of federal and international laws and regulations, developing compliance frameworks, and assisting clients in submitting filing and correspondence to federal governmental agencies.

Jim Douglas MSN Law