Emma Lynch serves as an Associate in our Austin office, bringing with her a rich background in education. Prior to her legal career, Emma was a dedicated middle school teacher, academic team leader, and a member of the curriculum committee for the Leander Independent School District.
She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southwestern University in 2015, with minors in special education and history. Emma earned her Juris Doctor, also cum laude, from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2023.
While in law school, Emma showcased her passion for education and law, serving as a student associate member in the SMU Dedman School of Law First Amendment Clinic. As a master-level member of the Board of Advocates, Emma demonstrated her legal advocacy skills by earning awards in both moot court and mock trial competitions, as well as individual recognition for her oral advocacy. She also volunteered her time and expertise to the Texas Advocacy Project. Since 2021, Emma has clerked for our firm, concentrating her efforts on special education and keeping abreast of legislative updates.
With her unique blend of experience in both the educational and legal areas, Emma is poised to focus her practice specifically on special education issues.
Emma's paralegal is Andrea Stevens.