Lesley Lorenz

Lesley Lorenz

Founding Partner
Location:
Austin, Texas
Phone:
512-477-7333
Fax:
512-477-1855
Email:

Lesley Lorenz is a founding partner in the Austin based firm of Lorenz & Lorenz, L.L.P. The firm limits its practice to personal injury law, with its primary focus on auto accident cases. 

Lesley received her B.A. from Purdue University and her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center where she was a recipient of the Mark Vela Scholarship, a finalist in the Hippard Mock Trial Competition and the winner of the Hofeinz Tournament of Champions. During law school Lesley clerked for Judge Mark Davidson in the 11th District Court. She began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Dallas County. After gaining valuable trial experience, she went to work for a personal injury law firm in Dallas and later joined her husband in practice, forming Lorenz and Lorenz, L.L.P.

Lesley is the chairperson of the University of Texas School of Law Department of Continuing Legal Education's Car Crash Seminar. She served as co-chair in 2004 and again in 2005-2006. Since 2007, she has served as the chairperson of the planning committee. She has authored and presented papers on topics such as Rainmaking, Claims Settlement, Negotiations with Adjusters and Medical Records Analysis.  Lesley was twice honored as a Rising Star Super Lawyer as published by Texas Monthly magazine.

Lesley Lorenz is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Austin Bar Association and the American Association of Justice. She is involved with the Purdue University President's Council and has served on the Board of the Saint David's Episcopal Church Day School. She is  a past member of the Travis County Democratic Party's Finance Council. Lesley has attended Experience Austin and the Leadership Academy of Public Service sponsored by the Austin Area Research Organization and Leadership Austin. She recently served as the President-Elect of the Eanes Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, as a member of the Eanes ISD District Leadership Team and as Chair of the Instructional Enrichment Committee. She is currently active in Impact Austin, Saint Gabriel's Catholic School Saber Moms and CASA of Travis County.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Auto Accident
  • Truck Accident

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Mark Vela Scholarship
    • Honors: Finalist, Hippard Mock Trial Competition
    • Honors: Winner of the Hofeinz Tournament of Champions
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
    • B.A.

Published Works

  • "Rainmaking"
  • "Understanding and Analyzing Medical Records: An Introduction"
  • "Maximizing car Wreck Case Value with Medical Records"
  • "Back to the Basics: Making Adjusters Pay."

Classes/Seminars

  • Presiding Officer and Speaker, The Car Crash Seminar: From Sign-up to Settlement, The University of Texas School of Law, CLE, August 19, 2010 - August 20, 2010
  • Speaker, The Car Crash Seminar: From Sign-up to Settlement, The University of Texas School of Law, CLE, August 6, 2009 - August 7, 2009
  • Presiding Office, The Car Crash Seminar: From Sign-up to Settlement, The University of Texas School of Law, CLE, August 14, 2008 - August 15, 2008
  • Speaker, The Leadership Academy of Public Service, Austin Area Research Organization and Leadership Austin
  • Speaker, The Car Crash Seminar: From Sign-up to Settlement, The University of Texas School of Law, CLE, 2004 - 2007
  • Speaker, 2005 Texas Trial Lawyers Association's Car Wreck Seminar

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2009 - 2010
  • Hofheinz Tournament of Champions Winner

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • The College of the State Bar, Member
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Purdue University Alumni Association
  • Purdue's President's Council
  • St. David's Episcopal Day School Board, Fundraising Committee
  • Travis County Democratic Party Finance Council, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Judge Mark Davidson in the 11th District Court, Clerk
  • Dallas County, Assistant District Attorney