With years of experience working for firms in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Emilie Elliott joined Carmel & Naccasha in July 2015. Emilie has distinguished herself in many of the firm’s primary practice areas including business and intellectual property transactions and employment law. Emilie has also practiced in antitrust and unfair competition, business and entertainment litigation and intellectual property litigation. Additionally, she brings an exciting new skill set and depth of experience to the firm in health care law.
Emilie earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her J.D. from the University of Southern California. While in law school, she earned the Peter Knecht Award for Excellence in Copyright, Contract and Entertainment Law and was the production editor of the Review of Law and Women’s Studies Journal. She also participated in the Post Conviction Justice Project. She has been a member of the California Bar since 2005 and is additionally registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Emilie also has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Creighton University, where she graduated number one in her class. In 2011, Emilie returned to her roots in Visalia, California. After spending over two years there working as a registered nurse in an emergency room, she decided to return to the practice of law.
Emilie makes her home in Arroyo Grande with three kids. Emilie is on the board of directors of CASA of San Luis Obispo County and the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo. In her spare time she enjoys doing yoga and Pilates, meditating, running, snowboarding and SCUBA diving.
COMMUNITY & PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
- American Associate of Nurse Attorneys – member
- California Board of Registered Nursing – member
- American Bar Association, Health Law Division
- San Luis Obispo County Bar Association
- United States Patent and Trademark Office, Registered Patent Agent/Attorney (2004-present)
- State Bar of California (2005-present)
- University of Southern California Law School (J.D. 2005)
- University of California at Los Angeles (B.S. 2000)
- Creighton University School of Nursing (B.S.N. 2010)