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Lisa Marie Watson Cyr

Lisa Marie Watson Cyr

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Animal & Dog Bites

About Me

Lisa Watson Cyr has devoted her practice to the area of Divorce and Family Law since being admitted to the Minnesota Bar in 1998. Her experience and depth of knowledge ensure that her clients receive the highest quality of representation in dealing with all aspects of family law matters including divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, marital and non-marital property, alimony, and paternity. She is an effective negotiator and skilled litigator, always keeping the best interests of her clients as her sole focus. Although Lisa believes her clients are best served by a negotiated settlement and strives to settle matters through mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, she is an experienced litigator who has successfully represented hundreds of clients in court.


Ms. Cyr has gained the recognition of her peers, receiving the highest rating of AV® Preeminent™ for ethical standards and legal ability and recieving 5/5 client rating through Martindale-Hubbell. 


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Child Custody: 24%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 24%
  3. Family: 24%
  4. Child Support: 23%
  5. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%



Hourly ($280/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Jeffrey Robert Arrigoni

    I endorse this lawyer. Lisa is an excellent knowledgeable family law layer who works hard to serve her client's best interests.


    Jeffrey Arrigoni Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Gerald O Williams

    Lisa Cyr is very familiar with how to handle family law cases, and guides clients through the process sensibly and efficiently. She is an extremely effective advocate for someone in need of family law representation.


    Gerald Williams Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Bowden Cyr, PLLC

7825 3rd Street N.
Suite 204
St Paul, MN, 55128



MNAuthorized to practice199806/04/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/AttorneyBowden Cyr, PLLC2012 - Present
Attorney / PartnerBowden Cyr Mortel, PLLC2009 - Present
Attorney / PartnerMcCullough, Bowden & Cyr, P.A.2000 - 2009
Associate AttorneyOlive, Taber & Owens, P.A.1998 - 2000
Law ClerkOlive, Taber & Owens, P.A.1996 - 1998


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Cooperative Practice Network of MinnesotaMember2013 - 2015
Washington County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lundquist v. LundquistFavorable
Engelking v. EngelkingFavorable
Young v. LiuFavorable

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Minnesota, DuluthCriminologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law InstituteSpousal Maintenance2003