Liz Wiggins is the program manger and is committed to empowering every Texas court with the information and tools needed to improve the lives of individuals with mental health and IDD needs. Liz is an attorney with diverse experience serving the community in both the public and private sectors. In her early career, Liz worked with various government agencies and interned for several judges. Upon passing the bar, Liz served as a prosecutor with Williamson County Attorney’s Office where she managed high case loads and became familiar with various diversion programs.
Liz transitioned to private practice in 2017, allowing her the opportunity to work closer with juveniles and adults in the criminal justice system. During this time, Liz served as the president of the Women Lawyers Section of the Williamson County Bar Association for two years, where she promoted women lawyers in the legal profession by facilitating monthly CLEs presented by women lawyers and developed a process for peer recognition of local female lawyers.
Liz received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Saint Leo University and her Juris Doctorate from Texas A&M University School of Law, where she was the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Property Law, Vice President of the Black Law Students Association, and a board member of the Public Interest Law Fellowship. When she is away from the office, Liz enjoys reading a good book and attempting to learn photography.