Emily M. Gettum, Partner
Emily was born and raised in North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill earning a BA in Journalism and Mass Communications in 2002. She attended law school in Rhode Island at Roger Williams University School of Law and earned a JD cum laude in 2009. During law school, Emily served as a court-annexed mediator in district court, worked in the family court and domestic violence unit for Rhode Island Legal Services and worked as a Summer Associate and Law Clerk for a Providence law firm.
Emily was admitted to practice in North Carolina in 2009 in both state and federal courts. She practiced in North Carolina for 3 years in the areas of insurance defense, small business litigation, personal injury, contracts and employment law. Emily was also admitted to practice in South Carolina in 2011.
Upon relocating to Greenwood, Emily joined Van Valer Law Firm in October of 2012 and was admitted to practice in Indiana state and federal courts in 2013. Her areas of practice at Van Valer Law Firm include General Litigation, Real Estate, Contract Disputes, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice.
Emily is a charter member of the Rotary Club of Johnson County, and the Chairman of the Community Service for the club.