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.
Lesley received her B.A. from Purdue University (1997) and her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center (2000) 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 founder and 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. From 2007 to 2018, 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 College of the State Bar, and the American Association of Justice. Lesley attended Experience Austin and the Leadership Academy of Public Service sponsored by the Austin Area Research Organization and Leadership Austin. She is the immediate Past President of the Hill Country Middle School PTO. She previously served as the President-Elect of the Eanes Elementary PTO, as a member of the Eanes ISD Campus and District Leadership Teams and as Chair of the Instructional Enrichment Committee.
She is currently active in the The Women’s Symphony League, the Powerful Voice Society of CASA of Travis County, Saint Louise House Legacy Circle and supports local nonprofit organizations such as SAFE, Boys and Girls Club, Hospice Austin, JDRF’s ONEparty and Generation Serve.