NE District 1 Cyndi Lamm

photograph of Cyndi Lamm

Cyndi Lamm

clamm@lincoln.ne.gov

  • Elected - May, 2015 Term of Office - 2015-2019

2018 Citizens' Meetings


Education

Juris Doctor, With High Distinction in 2004 from the University of Nebraska College of Law

Honors included: Order of the Coif, Regents Scholarship recipient, awards in Contracts, Juvenile Law, Construction Law, and Advanced Trial Advocacy. She was an Executive Editor, Nebraska Law Review, a member of the College of Law National Moot Court Team and President of the Student Chapter NATA/ATLA

Associate of Arts at Southeast Community College

Bachelor of Arts, With High Distinction, from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, where she majored in Communication Studies and minored in Political Science and Ethnic Studies. Continuing her legal education remains a strong focus for Cyndi. In addition to continuing education courses each year, in July 2009 Cyndi attended and graduated from the intense, informative, and invigorating IADC Trial Academy, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

Committees

  • Railroad Transportation District
  • Performance Audit Committee
  • Problem Resolution Team
  • Joint Budget Committee
  • Telecommunications/Cable Television Advisory Board
  • Steering Committee, 33rd & Cornhusker Safety Project

Activities

  • Legal-focused:
    • Member, Robert Van Pelt American Inns of Court, 2007-2014.
    • Volunteer Judge, High School Moot Trial Competition, 2007-2008
    • Participant Presenter, Law Day, 2005-2006
  • Community:
    • Past President and Current member, People’s City Mission Board of Directors, Lincoln, Nebraska 2006-2009; 2012-present;
    • Current Board Member, Autism Family Network
    • Current Board Member, Advocacy Partnership for People with Special Needs
    • Presenter: Alcohol and Drug Seminar Course, Nebraska Safety Council
    • Past member, Lincoln Community Playhouse Board of Directors
  • Articles: "Ready to Run with No Place to Race: A New Attorney's Inquiry into the Vanishing Trial", presented at the American Law Firm Association Insurance Seminar (N.Y. 2007)

Experience

Cyndi launched out on her own after serving clients as a litigation attorney with the wellrespected firm of Baylor, Evnen, Curtiss, Grimit & Witt, LLP in Lincoln, Nebraska.

She believes that experience comes in many forms and from many sources. In addition to serving clients in litigation matters, Cyndi was a legal writing adjunct at the University of Nebraska College of Law from 2006 to 2014, served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Kenneth C. Stephan, justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court, and was an intern and Legislative Aide at the Nebraska Unicameral. She strives to remain active in her community, serving her church and the community.

As an attorney: Cyndi has prepared and tried cases and/or aided in preparation of cases from conception, Complaint or Answer through settlement or verdict in a number of practice areas including: insurance defense, product liability, toxic tort litigation, personal injury for both plaintiffs and defendants, employment issues, criminal defense, juvenile court matters, family law, and workers compensation. She has researched and prepared educational materials and articles concerning litigation procedures and threshold issues, product liability, employment and insurance law. She previously served on her firm’s Ethics Committee.

As an educator: Cyndi taught as an adjunct in Legal Research & Writing at the University of Nebraska, College of Law in Lincoln, Nebraska from 2006 to 2014. In her position, she instructed a 6 credit hour first year Legal Research and Writing small group, teaching approximately 13-15 students in writing legal memoranda, brief writing, and appellate oral argument. In 2009, Cyndi was also a Summer Legal Writing Instructor for approximate 20 students in Pre-Law Institute, an intensive 4-week law school experience for minority students considering law school and/or legal career.

As a judicial clerk: From 2004 to 2006 Cyndi served as an Attorney/Judicial Law Clerk for the Hon. Kenneth C. Stephan, Nebraska Supreme Court. In her position, Cyndi researched and wrote legal memos; reviewed, discussed, and verified legal documents related to cases under review; prepared reports on motions, and attended oral arguments.


2017 Citizens' Meetings