EDUCATIONMs. Valtierra received her J.D. from University of Illinois College of Law, where she graduated cum laude. During her time in law school, Ms. Valtierra served as the President of the Women's Law Society and Secretary of the Intellectual Property Legal Society. Ms. Valtierra also took part in rigorous trial advocacy and appellate advocacy courses. Ms.Valtierra also competed in moot court competitions at the national level for the Colleage of Law. She graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree - Pre-Law and Minor in Philosophy of Law in May 2014.
ADMISSIONSMs. Valtierra was admitted to the Illinois bar in November, 2017.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2017.
U.S. District Court, Nebraska, 2019.
Lipe Lyons Women Attorneys to Join Rotating Cast of Female Neutrals from ADR to Discuss Impact of COVID-19 on Women Lawyers
July 13, 2020
On August 13, 2020, partner Amanda L. Zink, and associates Elaina Valtierra, Alejandra Barcenas, Sahrish Moyeed and Sarah Bourdet will join a rotating cast of female neutrals from ADR Systems, including Hon. Helaine L. Berger, (Ret.), Hon. Lisa R. Curcio, (Ret.), Amy L. Gertler, Esq., Hon. Kay M. Hanlon, (Ret.) and Hon. Brigid M. McGrath, (Ret.) for a virtual Happy Hour and Networking Discussion regarding the impact of COVID-19 on women lawyers. Topics will include how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted female attorneys’ ability to network, stretched their abilities as working professionals, and challenged them to serve their clients in new and remote ways.
Valtierra Joins the Firm as an Associate AttorneyFebruary 7, 2018