2000, J.D. cum laude, Duke University School of Law
1997, B.A. summa cum laude, Denison University
J. Lizette Richards joined the Central West Justice Center in 2019 as a Staff Attorney in the Employment Law Unit in the Springfield office. Prior to joining CWJC, Lizette spent three years as a law clerk to a United States Magistrate Judge and has over ten years of experience in private practice in civil and criminal law in the federal and state courts. Lizette also worked for three years as a Staff Attorney for the New Hampshire Public Defender. Lizette is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts.