Lisa received her Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska, College of Law in 2002. While at the University of Nebraska, Lisa participated in both the Criminal Litigation and Civil Litigation Skills Tracks. After graduation, Lisa was deputized as a Deputy County Attorney for Dawson County in Nebraska. As a Deputy County Attorney, Lisa represented the State of Nebraska in the prosecution of traffic cases, misdemeanors, felonies, mental health hearings, and juvenile status and criminal proceedings. Felony convictions included, drug, assault, sexual assault, theft, burglary, robbery, criminal impersonation, fraud, and property offenses. Lisa also provided legal advice to law enforcement agencies and acted as Coroner for the county. As Coroner, Lisa held the responsibility of attending all unattended deaths and determining whether the deaths were criminally suspicious.
In 2007, Lisa left the Dawson County Attorney's Office and relocated to Austin, Texas to be closer to family. In 2008, she became employed as an Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Prosecutions Division of the Texas Attorney General. Lisa assisted District Attorneys across the State of Texas by acting as District Attorney Pro Tem for conflict cases or by assisting the elected official in the prosecution of felony cases. During the next five years, Lisa obtained felony convictions on individuals for Possession and Promotion of Child Pornography, Continuing Sexual Abuse of a Child, Sexual Assault of a Child, Injury to a Child, Endangerment, Indecency with a Child, Online Solicitation of a Minor, and Murder. Lisa also provided briefing and research assistance during the Attorney General's prosecution of the religious polygamist sect headed by Warren Jeffs in West Texas.
Lisa has now opened her own law office to provide the public with the type of legal representation the people of Central Texas deserve. Everyone has a right to good legal representation.