Esther H. Brocker Award and Scholarship Reception - Capital University Law School

Esther H. Brocker Award and Scholarship Reception

  • Capital University Law School and the Women's Law Association cordially invite you to the

    7th Annual Esther H. Brocker Award Reception honoring

    Gretchen Koehler Mote, L'78

    Wednesday, March 31, 2021
    4:30 PM - Networking
    5:00 PM - Award Presentation

    This event will take place virtually via Zoom. To RSVP, please visit Zoom.

    To support the Esther H. Brocker Scholarship fund, visit our giving page, select "other" from the Designation Menu, and enter "Esther H. Brocker Scholarship."

    About Gretchen Koehler Mote, L'78

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    Gretchen Koehler Mote is Director of Loss Prevention for Ohio Bar Liability Insurance Company (OBLIC), a lawyers' professional liability insurance company. She has been with OBLIC for over 25 years. She has also served as Claims Counsel. Gretchen is a graduate of Capital University Law School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Capital University. 

    Gretchen has given presentations for law schools, Defense Research Institute, National Association of Bar Related Insurance Companies, American Bar Association, and Ohio State Bar Association as well as numerous Continuing Legal Education seminars. She is a member of the Columbus Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys and the Defense Research Institute. 

    Gretchen currently serves on the Admission to the Bar Committee of the Columbus Bar Association and is past Chair of the Admission to the Bar Committee, Governmental Agencies Committee and Insurance Committee of the Columbus Bar Association. She is a mentor at Capital University Law School and for the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University and the Ohio Supreme Court Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program. She is a Past President of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys and currently serves as Chair of the OACTA Women in the Law Committee. She has also served on the DRI Women’s Sharing Success Seminar planning and marketing committees. She frequently writes for publications for lawyers on ethics and loss prevention topics. 

    Gretchen received the 2018 Josiah H. Blackmore Dean’s Award from Capital University Law School at the Annual Alumni Luncheon recognizing her service to the law school. In 2019 she was given the Distinguished Contributions to the Profession Award by the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys. 

    Gretchen is a Past President of the Columbus Symphony Chorus, with which she continues to sing. Her musical avocation was featured in the article Lawyers With Artistic License in the Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly

    Gretchen is married to Scott R. Mote, Executive Director of the Ohio Lawyers’ Assistance Program. They have one daughter, Elizabeth “Liz” Mote, a graduate of Capital University Law School, who is practicing law in Columbus, Ohio.