Faculty Profile: Nelia J Robbi
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Nelia Robbi teaches first-year legal writing and appellate advocacy. Prior to joining the faculty in 2017, Ms. Robbi was a civil litigation partner with McGinnis Lochridge, where she remains of counsel. Ms. Robbi has successfully tried cases in county, state, and federal court and has presented oral argument on appeal. Ms. Robbi is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and received her undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Robbi worked in publishing in New York City before moving to Austin where she began volunteering with and then working for SafePlace (now SAFE), Austin’s resource for survivors of child abuse, sexual assault and exploitation, and domestic violence. Ms. Robbi currently serves on the Board of Directors for SAFE. Additionally, Ms. Robbi is a member of the Lloyd Lochridge American Inn of Court.