Lisa Shapiro Strauss, born and raised in Plano, Texas. Lisa graduated from Plano Sr. High School, went to the University of Arizona and came back to Texas for law school at SMU Law School in Dallas, Texas.
Lisa spent summers in law school interning at the Dallas County D.A.'s Office and the Office of the Attorney General in Austin, TX. Straight out of school, Lisa was hired by the Dallas County D.A.'s Office in 1997.
1997-1999 Lisa worked as a Prosecutor in the D.A.'s Office, specifically spending 6 months as the Chief Prosecutor in the Family Violence Designated Court.
In 1999, Lisa left the D.A.'s Office and began to practice Criminal Defense on her own. She has handled thousands of cases over the last 12 years. She is experienced in every aspect of Criminal law, including all types of misdemeanors, felonies, license issues, expungements and more.
Lisa is dedicated to fighting for the rights of her clients and helping those in need of counseling and help with their problems. A mother of 3 children who is passionate about helping others with her experience!
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1997||11/19/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Attorney||Houstonia Magazine||2015|
|Top Attorney||H Texas Magazine||2015|
|Best Lawyer||H Texas Magazine||2014|
|Top Lawyers||Houstonia Magazine||2014|
|Attorney||Lisa Shapiro Strauss, Attorney at Law||1999 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||Dallas County District Attorney's Office||1997 - 1999|
|Research assistant||Office of the Texas Attorney General||1996 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Emery Parent's Association||Executive Committee Member||2014 - Present|
|Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||1997 - Present|
|Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association||Vice President||2016 - 2017|
|Emery Weiner School||Board of Directors||2016 - 2017|
|Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association||Secretary||2015 - 2016|
|Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association||Board Member||2014 - 2015|
|State vs. J.B.||Dismissed|
|State v. M.B.||Dismissed|
|State v. H.A.||DA reduced to a Class B misdemeanor of harassment|
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|Defender Magazine||Defending Theft Cases||2015|
|Defender Magazine||How Does She Do it All?||2014|
|Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law||Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence||1997|
|University of Arizona||Political Science||Masters of Arts||1994|
|Winning Women Warriors CLE||Paperless Office||2015|
|Reasonable Doubt TV Show||Current Events in Criminal Law||2015|
|Donald Davis CLE||Paperless Office||2015|