Liz graduated from Capital University Law School, cum laude, in 2010. While in law school, Liz was on the Jessup International Law Moot Court Team and had externships in The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.

Liz earned her B.A. in Classics, cum laude, from Kenyon College in 2007. Taking full advantage of Kenyon’s liberal arts tradition, Liz focused on Ancient Greek Language, literature and history, and studying abroad in Greece.

A Columbus native, Liz grew up in German Village and graduated from Columbus Academy as valedictorian in 2003.

Liz has experience in a broad variety of legal matters, from complex civil litigation and foreclosure to employment law. Liz focuses primarily on serious injury and wrongful death claims and other complex consumer matters, with the overarching commitment, regardless of the types of cases, to help clients find positive solutions.

Liz Mote

  • American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association and Columbus Bar Association, 2010 – Present
  • Columbus Bar Association (CBA)
    • Federal Court Committee, Chair, 2017 – Present
    • Nominating Committee for Board of Governors, 2012
  • Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA)
    • Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Council, 2015 – Present
      • YLS Treasurer, 2017-2018
      • YLS Vice Chair, 2018 – Present
    • Opening Panel, All Ohio Legal Forum/Convention, 2016
    • Leadership Academy, 2017
    • Futures Commission, 2017
  • Women Lawyers of Franklin County, 2010 – Present
    • Dining Circle Coordinator, 2011-2013, 2014-2015, 2017-2018
  • American Association for Justice, 2014 – Present
    • Trial Advocacy College: Essentials of Civil Litigation, October 2014
  • Ohio Association for Justice, 2014 – Present
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ), 2014 – Present
    • Director, 2018 – Present
    • Judicial Selection Committee, 2015, 2016, 2018
    • Social Media Committee, Co-Chair & Chair, 2016 – Present
    • COAJ/CBA Trial Skills Institute, Co-Chair, 2017 – Present
  • Columbus Metropolitan Club, 2014 – Present
    • Membership Committee, 2015 – Present
    • Panelist, April 2017
  • Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer Inn of Court, 2012 – Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Mock Trial Witness, 2017
  • Volunteer Judge, Ohio Center for Law-Related Education High School Mock Trial, Districts 2016
  • Volunteer Mediator/Judge, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Mediation Competition (2016), Lawrence Negotiations Competition (2014, 2015)
  • Volunteer Judge, National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare & Adoption Law, 2013, 2016
  • Mentee, Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program, 2011
  • Mentor, Capital University Law School Women’s Law Association, 2016-2017
  • Capital University Law School Alumni Board, 2017 – Present
  • Columbus Academy Alumni Board, 2016 – Present

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2018 – Present
  • Central Ohio Association for Justice, 2017 President’s Award

Liz is an avid runner and enjoys being outdoors as much as possible, including gardening, skiing, kayaking and backpacking.

  • Tough Mudder (Kentucky 2013, Ohio 2015, Ohio 2016)
  • Columbus Marathon 2015
  • Outward Bound (Alaska Leadership Semester (Summer 2004), Colorado Mountaineering (Summer 2002))