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Lisa Shapiro

Lisa Shapiro

also known as Lisa Shapiro Strauss

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

Lisa Shapiro Strauss, born and raised in Plano, Texas.  Lisa graduated from Plano Sr. High School, went to the University of Arizona and came back to Texas for law school at SMU Law School in Dallas, Texas.  

Lisa spent summers in law school interning at the Dallas County D.A.'s Office and the Office of the Attorney General in Austin, TX.  Straight out of school, Lisa was hired by the Dallas County D.A.'s Office in 1997.  

1997-1999 Lisa worked as a Prosecutor in the D.A.'s Office, specifically spending 6 months as the Chief Prosecutor in the Family Violence Designated Court.

In 1999, Lisa left the D.A.'s Office and began to practice Criminal Defense on her own.  She has handled thousands of cases over the last 12 years.  She is experienced in every aspect of Criminal law, including all types of misdemeanors, felonies, license issues, expungements and more.  

Lisa is dedicated to fighting for the rights of her clients and helping those in need of counseling and help with their problems.  A mother of 3 children who is passionate about helping others with her experience!



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    17 years, 500 cases



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Joseph Manuel Ruiz

    I endorse this lawyer. Lisa is a hardworking, agressive, and dedicated lawyer that is willing to fight the good fight when necessary. I would highly recommend her to anyone facing a criminal accusation.


    Joseph Ruiz Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Lisa is a great lawyer. I have known her for over 15 years. She has been on both sides of the fence (prosecutor and defense attorney) and uses her knowledge very effectively in representing her clients.


    Peter de Leef Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Lisa Shapiro Strauss Attorney at Law

4545 Bissonnet St #293
Bellaire, TX, 77401



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199708/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best LawyerH Texas Magazine2014
Top LawyersHoustonia Magazine2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLisa Shapiro Strauss, Attorney at Law1999 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyDallas County District Attorney's Office1997 - 1999
Research assistantOffice of the Texas Attorney General1996 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2014 - 2015
Emery Parent's AssociationExecutive Committee Member2014 - Present
Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1997 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. RK - POMDismissed
State v. B.W. - assaultDismissed
State v. T.L.Deferred Adjudication

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence1997
University of ArizonaPolitical ScienceMasters of Arts1994