Susan Littleton has been practicing law in Austin since 1991. She has previously served as an Assistant Attorney General, Assistant City Attorney, Municipal Court Relief Judge,and General Counsel to local businesses and companies.

Ms. Littleton enjoys traveling, reading and spending time at Lady Bird Lake. She serves on the executive committee of the Galindo Elementary Neighborhood Association, and is a past President.

Experience

Business/Construction/Real Estate litigation.
Administrative hearings, civil litigation and jury trials with the Texas Attorney General’s Office.
City of Austin Law Department, Litigation Section: Administrative hearings, civil litigation and jury trials. Austin Bergstrom International Airport eminent domain.
Employment law, unemployment benefit hearings, civil litigation, jury trials and immigration law as General Counsel to International Cultural Exchange and Recruitment Company.
Trials and contested hearings as court-appointed Attorney ad litem in CPS cases.
Contested hearings, trials and collaborative practice in family law cases.
International, domestic and same sex adoptions.
Estate Planning and Probate.
Guardianship and lawful permanent residency for undocumented immigrant children in the U.S. Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS).

Immigration cases involving temporary business visas (H-2A and H-2B) for the following: hotels, resorts, casinos, national parks, amusement parks, landscaping companies, tailoring and alteration shops, ranches, nurseries, engineering and construction companies. Successfully obtained labor certifications and visas each year for employers in need of foreign workers.

Professional History

Sole Practitioner, Law Office of Susan R. Littleton, P.C. (1999-July 2015)
Austin Municipal Court Relief Judge, (1999-2002)
Associate, Clark, Thomas & Winters, P.C. (1998-1999)
Assistant City Attorney, City of Austin (1994-1996)
Assistant Attorney General, State of Texas (1991-1994) (1996-1998)

Education

J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law, 1990
B.A., Texas Tech University, 1983

Licenses

Licensed by the State Bar of Texas
Admitted to practice in the Western Federal District of Texas

Memberships

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
State Bar of Immigration and Nationality Law Section
State Bar of Texas, LGBT Law Section
Travis County Women Lawyers Association
Still Loving it Lawyers Section, Austin Bar Association

Publications/CLE Presentations

Options for the Unskilled Non-Immigrant: The H-2B Visa
University of Texas Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law October 20, 2010
Texas Antidiscrimination Ordinances
Austin LGBT Bar Association January 29, 2016

With Sarah Weddington, an American attorney, law professor and former member of the Texas House of Representatives best known for representing "Jane Roe" in the landmark Roe v. Wade case before the United States Supreme Court..

With Laura Parton, Laura Fowler & Gunner Gardner at the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce Holiday Luncheon

With colleagues at Still Loving It Lawyers Club™ event.