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Lisa D. Angelo is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of Murchison & Cumming, LLP and Chairs the firm’s White Collar Crime practice group and is a member of the firm's Professional Liability and Law and Motion practice groups.

Ms. Angelo is a Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent rated attorney and has experience in a wide variety of practice areas including legal malpractice, professional negligence, white collar crime, premises liability, general liability, health law, product liability and international law. Following her graduation from Whittier Law School, Ms. Angelo attended The George Washington University School of Law in Washington, D.C., where she received her Masters of Laws degree in Litigation and Dispute Resolution. She began her legal career in Washington, D.C. as an associate with a boutique law firm specializing high-profile national and international litigation cases in various federal district courts including the Eastern District of Virginia, District of Columbia and the Southern District of New York.

Ms. Angelo is an executive board member and programing chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Inn of Court, has served as a speaker for several local and national organizations including USLAW. She is admitted to practice law in all California State and Federal Courts including the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit as well as the Courts of the District of Columbia and the United States Supreme Court.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    12 years
  2. White Collar Crime: 20%
    9 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    9 years
  4. Civil Rights: 10%
    11 years
  5. International Law: 10%
    9 years

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  • John Zevitas

    I had the privilege to work for Lisa in the past. She is a bright, hardworking attorney that always puts her client's needs first. I fully endorse her.


    John Zevitas
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  • Slaveia Lazarova Iankoulova

    Ms. Angelo is professional and well-versed in court. I endorse her.


    Slaveia Iankoulova Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

801 S Grand Ave 9th Fl
Los Angeles, CA, 90017


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Moot Court Honors Board Member and CompetitorWhittier Law SchoolN/A
Trial Advocacy Honors Board Member and CompetitorWhittier Law SchoolN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMurchison & Cumming, LLP2008 - Present
AttorneyMartin MacMahon & Associates2005 - 2008
AttorneyDoherty, Cella, Keane LLP2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Inn of CourtExecutive Board Member2014 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
District of Columbia BarN/AN/A
Women Lawyers of Long BeachVice President of FoundationN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sedigheh Ansari vs. El Proyecto Del Barrio Foundation, etc., et al.Defense Verdict
LASC Grants Dismissal with Prejudice in Pro Per CaseDismissal with Prejudice
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Publication nameTitleDate
Los Angeles Daily JournalBlue Shield to cover treatment for anorexia2011
Los Angeles Daily JournalClash of the Courts: Are Witness Statements Privileged Information?2010
23 Whittier L. Rev. 3, 2002Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, "The Delay in a Necessary Change With Time"2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLitigation and Dispute ResolutionLL.M - Master of Laws2003
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
San Diego State UniversityPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
California Civil Procedure CourseCalifornia Civil Procedure2012
Client ConferencesHanif & Beyond – Recoverable Medical Special Damages in CaliforniaN/A