Elizabeth Trautz works with school districts and higher education institutions on a wide range of disability-related issues, including special education, Section 504, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
During her time at the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, Liz served as the UNH Law Review Chief Articles Editor and authored Broken Promises: The Granite State’s Return to the Institutionalization of Children with Disabilities (21 U.N.H. L. Rev. 231 (2022)). While in law school, Liz worked at the Disability Rights Center of New Hampshire, where she gained experience working on disability-related legal issues. Prior to law school, Liz worked as a paralegal in Drummond Woodsum’s School Law practice, where she conducted legal research on education and special education law, drafted pleadings, and frequently attended Department of Education hearings and mediations.
In her spare time, you can find Liz on a pickleball court or spending a quiet evening at home with her pets.
University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce School of Law, JD, 2023, magna cum laude
University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Arts in English, 2018, cum laude
CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Wills, Trusts, and Estates, May 2022
Daniel Webster Scholars Program
Broken Promises: The Granite State’s Return to the Institutionalization of Children with Disabilities, University of New Hampshire Law Review, Feb 1, 2023, Broken Promises: The Granite State’s Return to the Institutionalization of Children with Disabilities (unh.edu)