Amelia Ortiz

Associate / Atlanta

Amelia is an Associate in CSKL’s Atlanta office. Amelia focuses her litigation practice on general liability defense with an emphasis on premises liability, product liability, and automobile liability. Amelia also routinely advises and defends insurers on insurance coverage and bad faith actions.

Amelia earned both her undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Georgia, making her a proud double Dawg. During law school, Amelia was heavily involved in both Moot Court and Mock Trial, serving as the Moot Court Board Executive Chair. After winning UGA Law’s first-year Closing Argument Competition, Amelia won Outstanding Advocate in the National All-Star Mock Trial Challenge; won the National South Texas Mock Trial Challenge; was a finalist in the National Mockingbird Mock Trial Competition; and competed on the Intrastate Moot Court Team. Amelia also served as a legal extern for the Honorable Judge William M. Ray on the Northern District of Georgia, which gave Amelia invaluable insight into the inner workings of a federal trial-level court, including in-depth applications of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Federal Rules of Evidence among a wide range of federal claims.

Amelia is also involved in various legal communities: she was a pupil in the Joseph H. Lumpkin Inn of Court, and is currently a member of the National Order of Barristers and the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers.