Lisa Mazzie

Professor of Legal Writing
(414) 288-5367
Areas of Law:

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Professional Memberships: 
American Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Association of Women in Law, American Constitution Society (Milwaukee Lawyer Chapter)
Other Courses Taught: 
Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research 1, Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research 2, Appellate Writing & Advocacy, Seminar: Exploring & Writing About Legal Issues In Depth, Seminar: Gender & the Law, Seminar: Writing for Law Practice


Prior to joining the faculty full-time in 2004, Professor Mazzie was a law clerk to the Honorable Patience Drake Roggensack at the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Before that, Professor Mazzie worked as an attorney in private practice in Madison, and she also spent one year working as an investigator for the Office of Lawyer Regulation. Professor Mazzie received her BA, with honors, from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. She received her JD, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, where she was also elected to Order of the Coif, and was a staff member and then Symposium Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review.

Professor Mazzie is the co-director of Marquette's Moot Court Program, and she also serves as the faculty advisor for the National Appellate Advocacy Competition and Chicago Bar Association moot court teams. Moreover, she is the faculty advisor for the Association of Women Lawyers (AWL) and the American Constitution Society for Law and Public Policy (ACS). She is also a certified Title IX investigator for the University.

Professor Mazzie is pursuing her PhD at Marquette University in Educational Policy and Leadership, with a specialization in Sociology. Her dissertation will focus on the efficacies of Title IX policies in colleges and universities as those policies relate to professor-student relationships.

In her free time, Professor Mazzie enjoys hot yoga, working out at her local fitness center, reading fiction, and spending time with her long-time buddy, a shih tzu named Otto.

Recent Publications and Presentations