Terri Welch Luzynski was born in Jeffersonville, IN and raised in Louisville, KY. She graduated, summa cum laude, from Kentucky Wesleyan College in 1981 with a B.A. in English and Political Science. She received her J.D., with honors, from Harvard Law School in 1984. Terri moved to Charlottesville, VA to accept a judicial clerkship with the Hon. James H. Michael, Jr. in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
After practicing law for several years with the Charlottesville firm of Boyle & Bain, Terri established her own firm, focusing on juvenile and domestic relations law. She also served as a Lecturer of Law/Supervising Attorney for the Family Law Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law for ten years. Terri was the President of the Charlottesville Area Women’s Bar Association and was recognized as one of Charlottesville’s Top 100 Volunteers in 1991 for her work with Charlottesville’s Shelter for Help in Emergency.
Terri moved to Roanoke, VA in 2001 and practiced with Altizer Law, P.C. until 2003. She then took a seven year leave of absence from the practice of law to pursue her interest in Christian Education and children and youth ministry. Terri served two churches in the Roanoke Valley, before returning to practice law with Altizer Law, P.C., in February 2011.
1986 — Virginia State Bar
1987 — U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
1987 — U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Harvard Law School — J.D., cum laude, 1984
Kentucky Wesleyan College
B.A.,summa cum laude, 1981
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