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Lisa has a strong passion for being in the courtroom. In her time as a Denver Deputy District Attorney, she prosecuted thousands of felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile cases, including attempted murder, sexual assault, first degree assault, and aggravated robbery. Her experience as a District Attorney greatly enhances her ability to successfully litigate and zealously advocate for her clients, both in the realm of criminal defense and family law.
Outside of the office, Lisa enjoys running, yoga, and spending time with family and friends.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Young Attorney Award||Douglas Elbert Bar Association||2016|
|10 Best for Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2016|
|"10 Best" Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2015|
|Top 100 National Trial Lawers||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Attorney||Burnham Law Firm, P.C||2018 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Heckenbach Suazo LLP||2013 - 2018|
|Deputy District Attorney||Denver District Attorney's Office||2008 - 2013|
|Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert L. McGahey, Jr.||Denver District Court||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The Minoru Yasui Inn of Court||Member||2015 - Present|
|Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Colorado Women's Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Arapahoe County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Denver Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Douglas/Elbert County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|University of Denver||JD||2006|
|Colorado State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
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