About Judy.

Judy Osborn helps employers manage employees legally and effectively and prevent workplace disputes.

As a Consultant

She counsels management on preventing and resolving employment problems by explaining how to do the right thing, and how to do it the right way. She addresses concerns such as hiring, absenteeism, discipline, termination, payroll, benefits, civil rights, unemployment, and medical leave. She also ensures that employee handbooks, policies, and other documents are legal and effective management tools.

As a Trainer

With both a master’s degree in journalism and more than 30 years’ experience as a lawyer, Judy designs and delivers on-site training that makes legal concepts easy to understand. She teaches employees how to avoid harassment and shows supervisors how to manage within the law.

Education

J.D., University of Texas School of Law
M.A., Journalism, University of Texas at Austin
B.A., English, University of Texas at Austin

Community Leadership

Austin Recovery
Member, Advisory Board (2013-2015)

Peoples Community Clinic
Member, Board of Directors (2005-2013)
President, Board of Directors (2012)

Communities In Schools-Central Texas
Member, Board of Directors (2000-06)
President, Board of Directors (2004-05)

Austin Community Foundation
Member, Board of Governors (2000-04)

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Member, Executive Board (1993-97)

Center for Battered Women (now SafePlace)
Member, Board of Directors (1985-90)
Chair, Board of Directors (1988-90)

"My passion is to support employers by preventing legal problems in the workplace, because I see first-hand the benefits for employers who make that a priority. I accomplish that goal with careful listening, creative problem-solving and employee training."