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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


  1. Divorce: 50%
  2. Family: 50%



Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • 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 and 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 and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Bowden Cyr, PLLC

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


MNAuthorized to practice199807/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2016
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
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
Washington County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Cooperative Practice Network of MinnesotaMember2013 - 2015
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