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Angela M. Zimmer, JD


Angela M. Zimmer, JD


Legal Career

Angela M. Zimmer is a licensed attorney who graduated from Creighton University School of Law. While in law school, she worked for the Douglas County Attorney’s Office and argued Tipler v. Douglas County, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, which she won. Angie began her career in 2007 as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Eighth Judicial District Court of Wyoming for the Honorable Keith G. Kautz and the Honorable John C. Brooks. In 2009, Angela began working in private practice before becoming in-house counsel for two nonprofit corporations. At Watson & Carroll, Angela manages the business side of the firm.

Beyond the Law Office

Angela was born and raised in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She believes education and mentoring is vital to our society and takes the time to mentor whenever possible. When she’s not at the office, Angela is actively reading two or three books varying from fiction, self-development, business, psychology, and everything in-between. Angela maintains an interest in diverse hobbies such as triathlons, yoga, horse show jumping, and photography. Above all, she loves spending time with her family.

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  • J.D., Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 2007
    • 2007 National Finalist, 2007 Midwest Regional Champion, and Midwest Regional Best Brief Award for International Trademark Association’s Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition.
  • B.A., Political Science, Creighton University, 2004, Magna Cum Laude
    • Theta Alpha Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honor Society, Member
    • Senior Thesis: “Do Women Have Fair Representation on State Supreme Courts?”


  • Nebraska, 2008
  • Illinois, 2007 Inactive
  • Wyoming, 2008 Inactive

Professional Memberships

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Wyoming State Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Leadership Academy, 2011-2012

Meet The Team

John F. Carroll, JD, RN


Elizabeth A. Beninato, JD


Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota

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