She advocates for a gentler focus on marital termination, convinced that a family's energies should be spent on the healthy development of children rather than end-of-marriage angst. Her practice has expanded from litigation to collaborative law, and in addition to practicing collaboratively when possible, she also advocates for working in tandem with mental health professionals to help married couples and their children work toward healing. When situations call for litigation, however, particularly in protecting families, she successfully promotes the best interests of her clients and their children in the courtroom.
Lisa wants her clients to know that she is a fierce advocate who will fight for her clients and do whatever is needed, in collaboration with the courts, to protect her clients. Though she has accumulated numerous awards throughout her career—including being named a Best Litigation Attorney in the city by SA Scene magazine, a Texas Super Lawyer, and an AV lawyer, being rated Superb every year since 2009 by clients and peers—she’s most proud of creating a firm registered in the Martindale-Hubble Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, made up of talented, knowledgeable lawyers who allow her to serve the wide-ranging family law needs of a diverse clientele.AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell - highest level of professional excellence and ethics, every year since 1996. In 2011, a special award was given for 15 years of AV rating.
The AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. This prestigious award is presented to only 5% of firms in any state.
The Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers (a Martindale-Hubbell service) - every year since 1996. The Bar Register of Pre-eminent Women Lawyers (a Martindale-Hubbell service - every year since the inception in 2010 Superb rating by Avvo.com – highest rating of 10 - every year since 2009. Texas Super Lawyers in 2003, 2004, 2016 (a Thomson Reuters service). Top 50 Family Law Lawyers - SA Scene Monthly, 2016 Best Lawyers in San Antonio, Family Law - SA Scene Monthly every year since 2006. Best Lawyers in San Antonio, Litigation - SA Scene Monthly, 2012 & 2015. National Association of Professional & Executive Women, 2007 & 2008. National Association of Professional & Executive Women, Woman of the Year award (VIP Division of NAPEW) 2010, 2011, & 2012. National Association of Professional Women - Woman of the Year, Family Law in 2008 & 2009. Listed in "Best Lawyers in the U.S." in 2007 & 2008. Listed in "Best Lawyers in America" in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006.
The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys,
Top 10 Award, 2015.
Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board Of Legal Specialization