Lema Barazi is a partner of Lloyd & Mousilli and regularly advises business clients on a range of litigation issues.
Ms. Barazi’s civil trial practice focuses on the defense of physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other healthcare and long-term care professionals and organizations.
Previously, Lema practiced civil trial litigation as an associate attorney at Ortiz & Millin, L.P. and the Karam Law Firm, both plaintiffs’ firms located in Hidalgo County, Texas. Her practice focused primarily on complex commercial litigation and personal injury litigation.
Prior to practicing civil law, Lema served as an Assistant District Attorney and prosecuted felony cases. She has also previously clerked for the Honorable Judge Vanessa Gilmore of the United States District Court in Houston, Texas, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas, and the Harris County District Attorney’s office, where she worked on the widely followed Andrea Yates case.
Lema graduated with honors from the University of Houston’s Honor’s College, earning degrees in English and Political Science. She then attended law school at The University of Houston Law Center, where she received her Doctorate of Jurisprudence. She later earned her executive Masters of Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University’s School of Business, graduating magna cum laude.
Awards & Honors
Associate Attorney at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
2010 – 2016 (6 years)
Felony Prosecutor at District Attorney’s Office
2007 – 2009 (2 years)
Federal Judicial Intern
2005 – 2006 (1 year)
Law Clerk, Civil Division at United States Attorney’s Office
2004 – 2005 (1 year)
Law Clerk, Criminal Appellate Division
2004 – 2004 (less than a year)
University of Houston Law Center
J.D., Doctorate of Jurisprudence, 2006
Activities and Societies: Houston Journal of International Law, Senior Research Editor; Moot Court, Brief
Texas Tech University
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Business Administration and Management, General, 2014
University of Houston
B.A., English / Political Science, 2003
Activities and Societies: Honors College