Elsbeth Magilton

Elsbeth Magilton

Elsbeth Magilton Executive Director of Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law Programs

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Biography

Elsbeth Magilton received her B.A., cum laude, from Doane College in 2008. She earned her J.D. from the University of Nebraska College of Law and received a concentration in Cyberlaw. Elsbeth also studied at the William and Mary College of Law Center for Legal and Court Technology in Summer 2010. Her focus areas included commercial space law and policy, cybercrime, electronic privacy, telecommunications and broadband policy, and electronic discovery issues.Since September 2012 Elsbeth has been the Executive Director of the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications law programs at the University of Nebraska College of Law. She oversees program development, public and institutional relations, student recruitment and services, research projects, and thesis and dissertation proposals. In her free time Elsbeth enjoys being a mother, being a space geek, reading, running, and indulging in being an all around internet junkie.

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Presentations

“I Can Space Law and So Can You,” a primer on the field with an introduction to commercial space regulation and national security space law and policy. University of Missouri School of Law Kansas City, Guest Speaker, September 28, 2016

Guest Speaker on the Field of Space Law with Professor Frans von der Dunk Doane University, Professor Wendy Hind’s Business Law undergraduate course, 2014-2016 (on going)

Guest Speaker, “Space & cyber law avenues for attorneys in the field: what existing law and modern changes in policy tell us about the job market.” University of South Dakota College of Law, January 18, 2017

Guest Speaker, “Space & cyber law avenues for attorneys in the field: what existing law and modern changes in policy tell us about the job market.” University of Missouri College of Law, Columbia, March 1, 2017

Guest Speaker, “Space law, national security, and your clients data: how satellite regulation ties industries together.” University of Kansas College of Law, Lawrence, March 7, 2017

Asteroid Day at Mueller Planetarium, Featured Presenter June 29, 2017

Guest of Honor, Speaker (Space Law, Military Space Activity, Bitcoin & Internet Currency, Feminism in the Work of Joss Whedon) Omaha Science Fiction Convention, August 2014

Awards

20 Under 40 Young Professionals Making a Difference  Lincoln Journal Star, June 2013

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Education

J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law, 2011
B.A., cum laude, Doane College, 2008

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