Elizabeth N. (Libby) Halsey
Libby joined Baty Otto Coronado as an associate in 2018. She provides legal advice on matters involving insurance coverage litigation, construction law, employment law, and personal injury law. She has experience with cases concerning construction defects, premises liability, and corporate litigation.
Libby graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in psychology and an emphasis in political science and sociology. Before law school, she worked as a legal secretary at a general practice law firm in her hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas. She then attended Washburn University School of Law where she was a member of the Washburn Law Journal and her case note was selected for publication. In her third year of law school, she served as an articles editor and on the Symposium Committee for the law journal. Libby was active in several student organizations, including the Women’s Legal Forum and Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity, where she served on the Community Service Committee and as the fraternity’s social chair.
AWARDS & SERVICE
- CASE NOTE: “Brr…It’s Getting Colder on Campus: The Chilling Effect the Ninth Circuit’s Decision and the Federal Circuit Split has on University Students’ Free Speech, Oyama v. Univ. of Hawaii, 813 F.3d 850 (9th Cir. 2015),” 56 Washburn L.J. 329 (2017).
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
- U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
- University of San Diego
- Washburn University School of Law
- The Missouri Bar
- Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
- Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
- Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City