Autumn Betke to receive “Distinguished Women in Nevada” Award
The Law Firm of Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith is proud to announce that Attorney Autumn Betke will join the prestigious “Distinguished Women in Nevada” and will be featured in The Distinguished Woman’s 16th Special Edition Book. The award is an acknowledgment of her outstanding achievement in the field of law and of her invaluable contribution to higher education and to the community.
About Autumn Betke
Autumn obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 1993. She returned to UNLV for further studies and obtained her Master’s degree in Organizational Communications in 1997. In 2000, Autumn was one of five students who graduated early from the Charter Class of the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. While at Boyd, Autumn was selected to serve on the Editorial Board for the Nevada Law Journal, was a founding member of the honor code committee, and assisted in the research, creation and development of a new course in the field of Products Liability.
Early work experience
Autumn began teaching for the Continuing Education, Fine Arts, and English Departments at the Community College of Southern Nevada in 1995, and continues to teach as an adjunct professor. Autumn began her law career as an extern for U.S. District Court Judge Roger L. Hunt while completing her law studies.
Upon her graduation from the Boyd School of Law, Autumn worked at the Civil Division of the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, followed by a career in complex litigation including employment, insurance, and products liability. She developed a strong practice in personal injury law, representing injured plaintiffs in a wide range of cases such as car accidents, premises liability, and defective products. Autumn is currently a personal injury attorney here at Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, Autumn enjoys spending time with her extended family. She devotes her free time to St. Francis De Sales and other local charitable organizations such as Safe Nest, Habitat for Humanity, Three Square, and In 12 Days.
Her inclusion in the prestigious roster of “Distinguished Women in Nevada” is a recognition of her various achievements and civic endeavors. The “Distinguished Women in Nevada” series is an annual publication that features the profiles of successful women in their respective fields. Inclusion in this group follows a nomination process where the achievements of 200 women in 50 professions are highlighted.
Autumn and the other recipients will be featured in the “The Distinguished Woman’s 16th Special Edition Book”, a hard cover pictorial and biographical directory which will be distributed throughout Nevada, as well as in the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.