dr. justin lawrence


Justin received his B.A. in General Studies from Texas Tech University in May of 2001.  In 2005, he went on to dually receive his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech University School of Law and Master of Business Administration from the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business.  Justin currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Justice/Public Administration.  He has been teaching online, hybrid, face-to-face, and developing curriculum in the areas of Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure, Juvenile Justice, Legal Systems, Employment Law, Business Law, Business Ethics, Business Management, and Business Marketing since 2006.  Justin has served in roles as Assistant Property Manager of a Property Management Investment Group, Assistant Executive Director and Director of Development of the Lubbock Boys and Girls Club, and Academic Advisor and Coordinator of the PEGASUS Program for First Generation College Students at Texas Tech University.  Outside of teaching, Justin possesses a very diverse background that includes experience in Federal and State substantive legal review and analysis, grant writing, management, supervision and training of staff, facilities management, fiscal management, property management, training of faculty, academic advising, and higher education administration.



B.A. (General Studies), Texas Tech University, 2001

M.B.A. (General Business), Texas Tech University 2005

J.D. (Law), Texas Tech University, 2005


JUAD 2300 Administration of Justice

JUAD 3300 Criminal Law

JUAD 3310 Criminal Investigation

JUAD 3310 Criminology

JUAD 3311 Law Enforcement Administration

JUAD 3314 Psychology and the Law

JUAD 3316 Criminal Procedure

JUAD 3318 Ethics for Behavioral and Social Sciences

JUAD 3319 American Legal System

JUAD 4304 Organized Crime

JUAD 4313 Alternative Dispute Resolution

JUAD 4360 Practicum

PUAD 5300 Criminal Law/Civil Law: A Comparative Analysis

PUAD 5306 Administrative Law