As a practicing attorney with over 20 years of experience and a specialty in personal injury, worker’s compensation, and professional negligence cases, Elizabeth Govaerts has the expertise necessary to bring you personalized and successful legal representation and counsel.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Juris Doctorate, 1991
University of Oklahoma – Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1986
Admitted to Practice:
State of Nebraska
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Vincent M. Powers & Associates
Lincoln, NE, 1997 – present
Washington Appellate Defender Association
Seattle, WA, 1991 – 1993
Cases of Interest
Shlien v. Board of Regents, University of Nebraska 263 Neb. 465, 640 N.W.2d 643 (Neb. 2002) Case of first impression, internet privacy.
Koch v. Norris Public Power District 10 Neb. App. 453, 632 N.W.2d 391 (Neb. pp. 2001) Res Ipsa Loquiter.
Logsdon v ISCO, 260 Neb. 624, 618 N.W.2d 667 (Neb. 2000) Unexplained fall, Workers’ Compensation.
Director: Lincoln Contemporary Dance Project
Board Member: OmniArts Nebraska