Jodi Ruth Lazar

  • Adjunct Professor -- Trial Advocacy Program

Faculty Profile: Jodi Ruth Lazar

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Jodi Lazar practices family law in Austin, Texas, at her solo law firm, Lazar Law. She represents clients in both the traditional litigation and collaborative law models, depending on the client’s needs. Her family law practice includes divorce, suits affecting the parent-child relationship, modifications of existing child orders, child custody (parental rights and duties and possession schedules) and child support, property agreements for those getting married, currently married or in same-sex relationships and any legal issue within the Texas Family Code.

Ms. Lazar earned her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in 1988 and spent much of her career as a civil litigation attorney with several boutique law firms in Orlando, FL and Portland, OR. She has practiced family law in Austin since 2004.

Ms. Lazar has taught in the UT School of Law Advocacy Program since 2006. She currently teaches Intensive Trial Skills and works with the Interscholastic Mock Trial Program.