AVVO 2012 CLIENT FAVORITE AWARD; 2012 and 2013 Fort Worth Magazine "Lawyers Worth Knowing" in Criminal Law (December issues). Former Tarrant County Prosecutor (13 years in felony and misdemeanor divisions, juvenile, narcotics, occupational driver's license, mental health, and CPS units). Lisa attends extensive criminal defense training each year in multiple aspects of criminal law and has qualified for membership in the College of the State Bar of Texas as a result.
Licensed since 1997 (16 years in Criminal Law). Extensive trial experience (felony and misdemeanor), effective results and reasonable rates (with payment plans). Well versed in DWI, every felony and misdemeanor crime, occupational driver's licenses, ABI-FM, shoplifting, aggravated offenses, drugs, expunctions, etc. Knowledgeable about deferred prosecution programs, how to obtain no-bills (dismissals) on felony criminal cases (11 no-bills in 2011 and 12 no-bills in 2012, 10 no-bills 2013) and how to obtain a fair resolution to each client's case.
Well known and respected among the Tarrant County judges. Tenacious and hard-hitting in court; zealous in protecting client's rights. Provides all options and perspectives so that each client is well-informed before making decisions about whether to plea or go to trial. Clients often describe Lisa as honest and sincere in her concern for them.
Available to answer questions and concerns throughout the duration of each case via office visits, emails and phone conversations. Initial consultation is free. Emails or calls returned evenings and week-ends. LisaHainesLaw@att.net or 817-479-9331