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Emily R. Motto

Emily R. Motto

Ms. Motto is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Workers’ Compensation Practice Groups. Ms. Motto handles all files in general litigation and family law as well as workers’ compensation insurance defense files. Her experience in the court room includes both bench trials and jury trials.

Ms. Motto grew up in Davenport, Iowa and is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Creighton University School of Law. Prior to joining Baylor Evnen, Ms. Motto practiced for two years in the area of insurance defense of property and liability matters.

As an active member of the Defense Research Institute, Ms. Motto is a strong advocate for women in the law and has various publications to her credit.

Juris Doctor, Creighton University School of Law, 2011.
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science, The University of Iowa, 2007.
Admitted to practice in: State of Nebraska, State of Iowa, United States District Court, District of Nebraska

Professional Affiliations

  • Robert Van Pelt Inn of Court, 2016-Present
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters, 2017-Present
  • Board of Directors, Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters, 2016
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association, Board of Directors, 2016-Present
  • Chair, Young Lawyers Committee (2015-2016)
  • 2016 Rising Star Award, Nebraska Defense Counsel Association
  • Lincoln Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
      • Young Lawyers Steering Committee (2013- Present)
      • Co-Chair, Marketing Subcommittee (2015- Present)
      • Law In Transition Committee (2016- Present)
      • Co-Chair, Women in Law Subcommittee (2014-2015)
      • Vice Chair, Women in Law Subcommittee (2013-2014)
    • Leadership Lincoln Fellow 2015-2016

    Publications

    • Strategies for Defending Chiropractic Cases, The Whisper, Vol. 10, Issue 1
    • Young Women in the Law: Achieving Success with DRI, The Whisper, Vol. 10, Issue 7
    • Women Rainmakers – Roadmap to Success, DRI E-Book, co-author of Chapter 3, October of 2014

    Area(s) of Practice
    Workers’ Compensation
    Litigation

    Contact Info
    1248 O STREET, SUITE 600
    LINCOLN, NE 68508
    p: 402.475.1075
    f: 402.475.9515
    email: emotto@baylorevnen.com