In Short: space lawyer currently the executive director of a space, cyber, telecom law program at Nebraska Law, two wonderful humans call me mom, (slow) runner, frequent hair changer, reader of fantasy, scifi, romance, graphic novels, and whatever memoir is currently popular, tv lover, married to a concert and event chef who has cooked for Paul McCartney, but I was more excited about Cher.
Loves Social Media:
professional twitter: @spacecyberlaw
personal twitter: @pelto
personal instagram: @peltoinspace
Long Form: Elsbeth Magilton received her B.A., cum laude, from Doane College in 2008. After starting her career in web development and program development, Elsbeth shifted into technology policy during law school. She earned her J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law and received a concentration in Cyberlaw. During law school Elsbeth also attended the William and Mary College of Law, completing courses in cybercrime and electronic discovery and working with the Center for Legal and Court Technology. Her focus areas include commercial space law and policy, cybercrime, national security, and electronic discovery planning. Elsbeth is admitted to practice law in the state of Nebraska and is member of the Nebraska Bar Association, including the Military Law, Women and the Law, and Business Law Sections.
Since September of 2012 Elsbeth has been the Executive Director of the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications law programs and the Global Legal Practice LL.M. at the University of Nebraska College of Law. There she oversees program development, program budgets, student relations, research projects, and thesis and dissertation proposals.
In her free time Elsbeth enjoys being a mother to two young children, reading, running, Netflix binging, crafting, and indulging in being an all around internet junkie. Her hair will probably be different every time you see her.
If you or your group is seeking a speaker on space, cyber, or telecommunications law, international student development (or any related topic) you can learn more about my speaking history and press recognition on the public speaking page.