Meet Cyndi Lamm

About Cyndi Lamm

“Councilwoman Lamm has been a valiant leader and tireless advocate for the residents of Lincoln. She has always humbly represented her constituents with selfless dedication, intelligence, reason, and relentless fortitude.”

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Cyndi Lamm was elected to the Lincoln City Council on May 5, 2015, winning the race by earning the trust and confidence of many people from both sides of the aisle in a district with a Democratic majority. Named by her colleagues to serve as the Lincoln City Council’s Vice-Chair, Lamm serves to bring a voice of balance in the chamber to votes on key legislation.

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“It’s been a tremendous honor to serve on Lincoln’s City Council the past 4 years. Every single day I work to ensure that the citizens of Lincoln who share the principles of lower taxes, more fiscal discipline and personal responsibility are adequately represented. It’s my sincere privilege to fight for your voice to be heard and stop bad policy from becoming law. I wish to thank my colleagues and my fellow citizens for their confidence in me. I am looking forward to working with you to provide a new vision for Lincoln.”  

– Councilwoman 
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Cyndi’s life journey is not traditional by standards of today’s typical political leaders. Her pathway has afforded her a unique perspective that allows her to effectively serve the best interests of ALL the citizens of Lincoln.


A proud resident of Lincoln, Cyndi attended Lincoln High School but did not graduate in her teens. Years later she returned to school, and obtained her Associate of Arts degree at Southeast Community College. Cyndi went on to earn her Bachelor’s with High Distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln majoring in communications and minoring in political science and ethnic studies. She journeyed on to earn her Juris Doctorate with High Distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law. As a law student sh assisted with the College of Law’s summer Pre-Law Institute, an intensive 4-week law school experience for minority students considering law school or a legal career. Cyndi has made maintaining and developing her skills through continuing legal education a priority in her career. In 2009, Cyndi attended and graduated from one of the oldest and most respected programs for developing defense trial advocacy, Stanford University’s intensive and invigorating IADC Trial Academy.

From 2006 to 2014, Cyndi taught Legal Research & Writing as an adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska College of Law. 

Additional academic honors have included: Order of the Coif, Regents Scholarship recipient, awards in Contracts, Juvenile Law, Construction Law, and Advanced Trial Advocacy. She was an Executive Editor of the Nebraska Law Review, a member of the Nebraska College of Law National Moot Court Team and President of the Student Chapter NATA/ATLA.


Cyndi believes experience comes in many forms and from many sources. Before law school, she served as a Legislative Aide for then-State Senator Mike Foley. After law school, Cyndi served as a judicial law clerk under the mentorship of Justice Kenneth Stephan at the Nebraska Supreme Court. Prior to launching out on her own to serve clients with litigation matters, Cyndi served on the Ethics Committee as a litigation attorney for one of Lincoln’s oldest and most prestigious law firms – Baylor Evnen.


Cyndi is committed to her community and plays active leadership roles in several organizations – actively serving on the Boards of Directors of the People’s City Mission, the Autism Family Network, the Advocacy Partnership for People with Special Needs, and Child Evangelism Fellowship. Cyndi has also served on the Board of the Lincoln Community Playhouse and has been a regular presenter for the Nebraska Safety Council. She and her husband are active at Christ Place Church in Lincoln.

Learn more about Cyndi’s story in becoming Lincoln’s next Mayor

As part of the council’s leadership team, Lamm also serves on the following Council Committees and Boards:


Joint Budget


Performance Audit


Problem Resolution Team


Railroad Transportation District


Telecommunications/Cable Television Advisory Board


33rd & Cornhusker Safety Project Steering Committee

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