LIZA TREADWELL, ESQ.
LEGAL RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP * PROFESSIONAL WRITING
Liza Treadwell, Esq., aka Liza Lugo, J.D., is an attorney and published author focusing on constitutional law, international human rights law, civil liberties, and criminal law. She is experienced in fraud investigation & illegal immigration cases, federal & state taxation, family/divorce law, FOIA practice, and personal injury (including toxic torts). She is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and with the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Her first book, published under her maiden name, Liza Lugo, J.D., is How Do Hurricane Katrina’s Winds Blow? Racism in 21st Century New Orleans, with ABC-CLIO Praeger Publishing and was released on March 31, 2014. The book is available at over 400 libraries in 25 countries, including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Oxford University, and the Library of Congress and through all major booksellers. Other published works include “Affirmative Action: Is It Really Necessary in the 21st Century” Praeger’s 3-volume anthology Controversies in Affirmative Action (2014) edited by James A. Beckman. Additionally, Treadwell writes articles on human rights issues, American government, and international law for ABC-CLIO’s academic online databases. More than 50 of her short works appear on HubPages under the penname, “Lawdoctorlee.”
Treadwell earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2008. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of Tampa, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Government and World Affairs and a minor in Criminology. She also holds an associate’s degree in liberal arts from Pasco-Hernando State College, where she graduated with honors. Treadwell was admitted to practice law by the New Jersey bar in 2016. Professional memberships include the New Jersey State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Her professional business experience spans more than 25 years in sales, marketing, advertising, banking, nearly a decade in college admissions, legal research, and legal drafting. With a decade of experience in the legal profession, Treadwell’s work includes legal internships at the Offices of Inspector General at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and The National Science Foundation, in Arlington, VA, which were sponsored by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. She is certified in Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw research and served as a research assistant to academic authors, most notably for James A. Beckman for his book entitled Affirmative Action Now: A Guide for Students, Families, and Counselors. Treadwell is also one of the contributors to ABC-CLIO’s forthcoming two-volume publication Race and Racism in the United States (Dr. Patricia Reid-Merritt, Editor), a state-by-state history, where she will tackle the history of race and racism within Louisiana.
Her dedication to a number of community organizations over the years included: the Boys & Girls Club, The American Cancer Society, and the Restoration of Civil Rights Project at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Liza Treadwell, Esq., aka Liza Lugo, J.D., retains exclusive copyright and publishing rights to all articles, notices, posts, photographs, and any other matter contained within this website. Portions of or the entire content of any of such matter may not be used or reproduced without her express written consent. Persons plagiarizing or using any content without written authorization may be subject to legal action. Content available through this website or other publications by the author are for educational purposes only and are not to be substituted for individual legal advice or counsel or representation. (c) 2010 – 2016.
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW * INTERNATIONAL LAW
HUMAN RIGHTS * CIVIL LIBERTIES * CRIMINAL LAW * FRAUD INVESTIGATION
TAXATION * FAMILY/DIVORCE * PERSONAL INJURY
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Author photo credit: Liza Lugo, J.D. (c) 2014.
Featured image photo credit: "Steamboat Natchez in New Orleans on the Mississippi River." Liza Lugo, J.D. (c) 2014.