Lauren Otto, Associate Attorney
Law School – Golden Gate University School of Law
Degree – Juris Doctorate, Highest Honors
Litigation Specialization Certificate
University – West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Degree – Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Music
Major – B.A. in Communication Studies
B.M. in Vocal Performance
Lauren E. Otto is an Associate Attorney in the Sacramento office. Ms. Otto practices in the areas of Family Law and Civil Litigation.
Ms. Otto has been a member of the State Bar of California since 2012. She is a graduate of Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, CA. Prior to joining Boyd Law, Ms. Otto worked as an Associate Attorney for the Placer County Conflict Firm practicing in the area of Criminal Defense where she handled both misdemeanor and felony cases throughout all stages of litigation as well as misdemeanor appeals. She is an active member of the Placer County Bar Association where she currently holds office as the Secretary, having previously held office as the Treasurer, and as a Director-at-Large.
During law school, Ms. Otto interned with the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office and the Homeless Advocacy Project. She participated on multiple mock trial teams, moot court board, and was an Associate Editor for the Golden Gate University Law Review. She advocated for multiple environmental groups while working at Golden Gate University’s Environmental Law and Justice Clinic and was active in the National Lawyers Guild. Ms. Otto earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies as well as a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
Honors and Awards
Golden Gate University School of Law Award in Litigation Professionalism
Academic Excellence Award in Criminal Litigation
Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Environmental Law and Justice
CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Environmental Law and Justice
CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Evidence
Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Torts
Professional Associations and Memberships
California Bar Association
Placer County Bar Association – Secretary