Liane W. Nelson

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Liane Nelson is an associate at Sagaser, Watkins, & Wieland PC. She joined our office in November 2022. Ms. Nelson represents employers in various aspects of labor relations and employment law matters, including, but not limited to: employment discrimination; wrongful termination; harassment; and wage and hour.

Prior to joining Sagaser, Watkins, & Wieland, Ms. Nelson worked at the Fresno County Public Defender's Office, where she successfully represented clients facing criminal charges obtaining not guilty verdicts in both jury and bench trials.


  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Concentration in Intellectual Property
  • Kingston University London, London, Louisiana
    • M.A.
    • Major: Journalism
  • University of California Merced, Merced, California
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Molecular Biology

Bar Admission

  • California

Current Employment Position

  • Associate

Past Positions

  • Public Defender

Professional Associations

  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Fresno County Young Lawyers Association