Justice Lizarazo has worked as public servant in the positions of Deputy Justice of the Fifth Section of the Council of State; as an Alternate Judge of the First and Fifth Sections of the Council of State. Also, he was appointed to the National Electoral Council during the period between 2002 and 2006, where he was also appointed as Chair. Additionally, he served in the Executive Branch, as Vice-Minister of Education and Governor of the Department of Northern Santander.

He is a lawyer from Universidad Libre of Colombia, specialized in Administrative Law. Also, he holds a Master’s Degree in Administrative Law. Justice Lizarazo has more than 35 years of experience in legal practice and as consultant in matters related to administrative and electoral law. He was also an advisor in the project to strengthen democracy (Proyecto de Fortalecimiento Democrático) from the United Nations Development Programme and IDEA International (International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance). He has been a professor of Administrative Law and Electoral Law and has lectured in various national and international events. Was appointed to the Constitutional Court February 6, 2017.