Faculty Profile: Jeana A Lungwitz
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Jeana Lungwitz is a Clinical Professor in the Domestic Violence Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law and a shareholder with Lungwitz & Lungwitz, P.C. She is an appointed member of the Supreme Court Protective Order Taskforce. Ms. Lungwitz graduated from Texas Tech School of Law in 1989 and was licensed in the state of Texas that same year. She co-founded the Domestic Violence Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law with Sarah Buel in the fall of 1997. The Domestic Violence Clinic allows law students the opportunity to represent victims of domestic violence in Travis County, Texas, while being supervised by a licensed attorney.
While volunteering at the Center for Battered Women (currently Safeplace) in Austin, Texas in 1991, Ms. Lungwitz began her work with victims of domestic violence. She went to work as a Family Violence Staff Attorney with the Texas Advocacy Project, Inc. (formerly the Women’s Advocacy Project), a non-profit legal corporation. She later became the Legal Services Director of that organization and went on to open a private practice, Wright & Lungwitz, P.C., focusing on representing victims of domestic violence. Since 1991 Ms. Lungwitz has given presentations across the state of Texas on legal issues affecting Texans who are abused by their intimate partners.
June 28, 2007
Continuing Legal Education Conference
On June 28, 2007 presented a paper entitled, "Presenting a Domestic Violence Case to the Court" at the Family Law on the Front Lines continuing legal education conference sponsored by the University of Texas School of Law in Galveston, TX.
April 11, 2007
Poverty Law Conference
On April 11, 2007, in Austin, Texas, spoke at the Poverty Law Conference sponsored by Texas Lawyers Care on the topic of Protective Orders.