Professor Lisa A. Mazzie, J.D., has been a faculty member at Marquette University Law School since 2004. Professor Mazzie teaches legal analysis and writing, appellate advocacy, and gender and the law. She is the co-director of Marquette's Moot Court Program and she also serves as the faculty advisor for the National Appellate Advocacy Competition, National Moot Court 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. She’s the only Marquette Law faculty member to be inducted into Marquette’s Pro Bono Honor Society; between 2017 and spring 2019, she has performed nearly 120 hours of pro bono legal work for the law school’s Domestic Violence Injunction Project (with Sojourner Family Peace Center and Quarles & Brady), including representing petitioners in court.
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 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.
Professor Mazzie is an election observer and a member of the League of Women Voters. 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, and Otto's new "sister," a rescue kitten named Ruth.
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