Leslie L. Strauch

  • Clinical Professor


  • JD University of Texas at Austin
  • BA University of Texas at Austin

Areas of Specialty

Prior to her appointment as a Supervising Attorney at the Children's Rights Clinic, Ms. Strauch was an Assistant District Attorney at the Travis County District Attorney's office where she spent almost 8 years representing Child Protective Services in litigation involving child abuse and neglect. She was also a part-time community prosecutor in conjunction with the Austin Police Department. Ms. Strauch began representing CPS in El Paso County as an Assistant County Attorney where she also was assigned to the Juvenile Prosecution Unit. She has been a speaker at many seminars for such organizations as the American Bar Association, the National Association of Counsel for Children, the State Bar of Texas, the Texas County and District Attorney's Association, Travis County's Court Appointed Family Attorneys, and CASA of Travis County.