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Alisa Lynn Petersen

Family Attorney at Carlisle, PA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 3 years
    State PA
    Acquired 2020
    Status
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About Alisa

Learn Alisa’s areas of practice.

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Practice area
  1. Family
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    Protection from Abuse, Sexual Violence Protection, Protection from Intimidation, Custody, and Divorce.

Attorney Petersen is a Pennsylvania Lawyer serving as the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Attorney for MidPenn Legal Services in Carlisle, PA. As the VOCA Attorney, she represents survivors of violence in a variety of litigation including but not limited to: Protection from Abuse, Sexual Violence Protection, Protection from Intimidation, Custody, and Divorce.

She earned her J.D. and a Certificate in Litigation & Dispute Resolution, with a Criminal Litigation Concentration, from Penn State Dickinson Law in May 2020. Due to her dedication to litigation and public interest work, she was named Miller Center Advocate of the Year, received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award, and was inducted into the Order of Barristers upon graduation.

Location

MidPenn Legal Services
401 E Louther St Ste 103
Midpenn Legal Services
Carlisle, PA, 17013-2625

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Posted by anonymous | March 29, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Compassionate advocate
Attorney Petersen cares about survivors of domestic violence and treats her clients with respect and understanding.

Cost

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  • Pro bono 100 %
Payment methods
Cash

Resume

AVVO RATING 6.6 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • MidPenn Legal Services
  • 2020 - Present
  • Summer Clerk
  • Pennsylvania Superior Court
  • 2018 - 2018

Education

  • Penn State Dickinson Law
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 2020
  • Penn State Dickinson Law
  • Certificate: Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • 2020
  • Penn State Dickinson Law
  • Concentration: Criminal Litigation
  • 2020

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Cases confidential

Associations

  • CCBA Young Lawyers Division
  • Treasurer and Social Chair
  • 2022 - Present
  • Order of Barristers
  • 2020 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • 2017 - Present
  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • 2017 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 2017 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Miller Center Advocate of the Year
  • Penn State Dickinson Law
  • 2020
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award
  • Penn State Dickinson Law
  • 2020

Publications

  • PLAN
  • PA Wiretap Law: Crime Victim Exception
  • 2020

Speaking Engagements

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Domestic violence Attorney | Mar 29
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"Atty. Petersen is an excellent advocate for her clients in both negotiations and in the courtroom. Alisa's knowledge of the law serves both her and her clients as it creates confidence in the work and effort she puts forth."
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Carlisle Family Lawyer Alisa Lynn Petersen
Alisa Lynn Petersen
Family Attorney
Carlisle, PA
Licensed for 3 years