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Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Only 1% of Texas Attorneys have this Certification


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 34%
  2. Child Custody: 33%
  3. Family: 33%
    25 years, 1.3 thousand cases



Hourly ($400/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I highly endorse Lisa McKnight. We have had a case opposite each other, and she worked hard to resolve tough issues. Lisa is a great negotiator who puts her client’s interests first.


    Gerald Tadlock Family Attorney
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  • Katherine Lea Lewis

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    Katherine Lewis Family Attorney
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Contact info

Lisa E. McKnight PC

4807 Gaston
Dallas, TX, 75246-1020



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199208/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Re-Certificaiton Family LawTexas Board of Legal Certification2013
Re-certified Family LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2008
Re-Certified Family LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2003
Board Certified - Family LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1998
"Coolest Office Award"Family Law Section of Dallas BarN/A
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly MagazineN/A
Section of the Year (while president)Dallas Bar AssociationN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLisa E. McKnight PC1995 - Present
PartnerMary McKnight1991 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2000 - Present
Texas Academy of Family Law SpecialistsMember1998 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Family Law SectionMember1995 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1993 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1992 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationPast President of Family Law SectionsN/A
College of the State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Over 10 Jury TrialN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Texas LawyerWhat's old is new againN/A
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law SectionFamily Law Section Newsletter (in charge of publishing monthly)N/A
Dallas Resource GuideDallas Resource Guide (co author)N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1991
University of TexasPsychologyBA1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2012 Texas Advanced Paralegal SeminarNuts and Bolts of Child Support and Preparing for Temporary Orders2012
2008 Summer Bar SeminarGrand Parent Interventions2008
2006 Summer Bar SeminarTips on Running a Small Firm2006
Summer Bar SeminarCourse Director2005
Summer Bar SeminarCourse Director2004
Paralegal Continuing EducationTemporary OrdersN/A
Local News StationInternational Child AbductionN/A
Dallas Summer Bar SeminarMany Family Law related topicsN/A