E-mail MeRobyn Fae Katz

Associate Attorney
Location:
Austin, Texas
Phone:
512-279-6431
Fax:
512-279-6438
Email:

Robyn Katz is an Associate Attorney. Ms.Katz earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan in 2003, her Masters of Education from the University of Texas in 2004, and her Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech School of Law in 2010. She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2010 and the State Bar of New Jersey in 2018. She has 9 years of legal experience, including 5 years as a state prosecutor in Justice of the Peace, misdemeanor, and felony level courts, and 4 years practicing civil law. Ms.Katz is experienced in criminal law, animal law, legislation, and ordinance drafting. Ms. Katz is admitted to practice before all County and District Courts of Texas, the Texas Supreme Court, the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, and all courts in New Jersey. Ms. Katz currently serves as the Chair of the State Bar Animal Law Section, and as an Adjunct Professor at St. Mary's School of Law. The primary focus of Ms. Katz is municipal law and prosecution.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Municipal Law and Prosecution
  • 30% General Counsel

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2010
  • New Jersey, 2018

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. - 2010
    • Law Journal: Administrative Law Journal, Executive Lead Articles Editor, 2009 - 2010
  • University of Michigan
    • B.S. cum laude - 2003
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Sports Management and Communication; Movement Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Animal Law Class, St. Mary's School of Law, 2020 - Present
  • Presentation: Animal Seizures, Texas District and County Attorney Associates, 2019 - Present
  • Training: Animal Cruelty Investigations, New Braunfels Police Department, 2018 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Best Partnership Award b.v the State Bar of Texas, 2015 - 2016
  • Private Attorney Involvement Award for Pro Bono Service by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, 2012 - 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Animal Law Section, Council Member, 2017 - 2019
  • State Bar of Texas, Animal Law Section, Chair, 2019 - Present
  • Texas Young Lawyer's Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Comal County District Attorney's Office, Assistant Criminal District Attorney, 2017 - 2019
  • Austin ISD, Criminal Justice Teacher, 2014 - 2017
  • Katz Law Firm, Solo Practitioner, 2012 - 2017
  • Bexar County DA's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2010 - 2012

Languages

  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Chi Omega