Attorney Lazard graduated with Honors from Auburn University. While attending Auburn University, she earned the Minority Achievement Award for Academic Excellence and was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, Inc.
She received her Juris Doctorate from Emory University School of Law in 2004. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia and the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia.
After working as an Assistant District Attorney for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit of Hall County, Attorney Lazard began practicing workers’ compensation law representing employers and insurance companies in 2007. She learned their tactics while representing them in moderate to high exposure workers’ compensation cases. In 2013, she worked on one of the largest catastrophic injury workers’ compensation case settlements in Georgia’s history.
She began representing injured workers in Georgia in November 2016. Her prior experience representing employers and insurance companies gives her valuable insight that she uses in fighting for benefits for injured workers.
Attorney Lazard is on the executive committee of The National Black Lawyers – Top 100. She is a member of the National Bar Association, the Gate City Bar Association, and the Gwinnett County Bar Association. She been featured in a radio broadcast giving an expert legal opinion regarding workers’ compensation in Georgia.
She is accredited by the Veterans Administration to represent veterans with service-connected disability claims before the Department of Veterans Affairs and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
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