March 6 2015 – Nelson & Rozier is pleased to announce the addition of associate attorney Clayton Christenson.
Mr. Christenson is a native of Tulare County. He is the son of Porterville attorney James Christenson. He attended Monache High School, where he lettered in basketball.
Mr. Christenson subsequently received a scholarship to attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He took time from his studies to serve a two-year church mission in Bahia Blanca, Argentina. After earning his bachelor’s degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior, Mr. Christenson was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to attend the J. Reuben Clark School of Law at BYU. While there, he gained practical experience through an internship at the law firm of Howard, Lewis, and Petersen in Provo, Utah, focusing on personal injury and employment disputes. He also worked as a teaching assistant for Professor Larry Farmer, a nationally recognized expert in the field of client interviewing and counseling. Mr. Christenson graduated from law school magna cum laude.
After returning to California and being admitted to the State Bar of California, Mr. Christenson became an associate attorney at Christenson Law Firm, LLP, where he worked until February 2015, when he accepted a position at Nelson & Rozier.
Outside of the office, Mr. Christenson has served in various positions in his LDS church congregation, and currently serves as a leader in a men’s group in the congregation. His hobbies include playing sports, particularly basketball, reading adventure novels, and spending time with his wife and two children.