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Lisa Shoalmire is an Elder Law attorney practicing in Texas and Arkansas.  She holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate and a Masters in Taxation, in addition to her law degree.


Lisa is a founding partner in the firm of Ross & Shoalmire, LLP which began in 2005 and specializes in the specific legal needs of seniors and special needs individuals and their families.  Lisa is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and serves her community as a member of the Board of Directors for Opportunities, Inc. and the Texarkana Area Community Foundation. 


Lisa speaks frequently on topics of interest to seniors and parents and family of special needs individuals.  


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Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 40%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Guardianship: 10%
  5. Business: 10%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Ross & Shoalmire

1820 Galleria Oaks
Texarkana, TX, 75503


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2005
Ron Anderson Law & Medicine AwardBaylor Law School1996
LicensedCertified Public AccountantN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ProfessorTexarkana Community College2010 - 2013
ProfessorTexarkana College2010 - 2012
PartnerRoss & Shoalmire, LLP2005 - 2013
ClerkHonorable Donald R. Ross, Sixth Court of Appeals1997 - 1998
Staff AttorneyTexas Court Of Appeals, Sixth Appellate District1997 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Opportunities, IncBoard Member - Officer2004 - Present
Texarkana Area Community FoundationBoard Member2003 - Present
Texarkana Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Arkansas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of Arlene Lingo, DeceasedN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Aging InsightSpecial Plans for Special People - Using Special Need Trusts2014
Aging InsightRenovating the Home - Providing a Safe Living Environment for Seniors2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Baylor University School of LawTaxationMA - Masters1997
Northwestern State University of LouisianaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Education SeminarEstate Planning with Special Needs Beneficiaries2016
Araknsas Geriatric Education Center Summer InstituteAlzheimers and HIPAA2015
USDA Arkansas Extension SvcYour Farm, Your Legacy2014
Howard County Childrens CtrContinuim of Care: Special Needs Individuals and the Law2013
Federal Women's ProgramWise Women/Winning Strategies2013
Eggs and IssuesLove & Money: Financial Issues in Late Life Marriages2013
Eggs & IssuesGuns, Art & Other Troublesome Assets2013
Eggs & IssuesGrandparents Rights2012
Bowie County PatriotsGun Trusts2012
Texarkana Young Lawyers Association Adoption Day CLE SeminarRepresenting Parents with Disabilities in CPS Cases2011