Scholar Criminal Law / Post-Conviction
Class of 2018
Luis Ortiz is an attorney in the criminal defense practice of the Travis County Public Defender’s Office in Austin. Previously, he was a staff attorney at Brooklyn Defender Services, a public defender organization in New York.
At Texas Law, Luis participated in the Criminal Defense Clinic, Immigration Clinic, and Civil Rights Clinic. He served on the leadership team for Pro Bono January, the winter break service trip, as a 2L and 3L, and was a Pro Bono Scholar and president of the Public Interest Law Association. Luis spent his summers interning with the Bronx Defenders in New York and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia.