Lisa’s practice focuses on litigation. She has experience in both state court and federal court working on a variety of litigation matters, including breach of contract actions, breach of trust actions, breach of warranty claims, collections, contested guardianship and probate proceedings, creditors’ rights (executions, garnishments, and sheriff’s sales), defense of personal injury and wrongful death, involuntary dissolutions, landlord-tenant disputes, lien foreclosures (construction liens, mobile home liens, oil and gas well liens, and repairman’s liens), mediations, partitions, quiet title actions, real property disputes, replevins, and tort litigation. Lisa also has experience in appellate practice before both the North Dakota Supreme Court and the Montana State Supreme Court.
Lisa graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Dakota in December of 2008 with a Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice Studies. She interned for the U.S. Senate in Washington, DC before attending law school. Lisa received her Juris Doctorate with highest honors from Drake University Law School in May of 2012, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Lisa was a Research Editor of the Drake Law Review and a student co-author of the Criminal Law Newsletter, an annual publication of the Drake Legal Clinic Criminal Defense Program. During law school, she was a student extern to the Honorable Edward M. Mansfield, Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, as well as a student intern with Joe Bolkcom, Senator of the Iowa State Senate.
In her free time, Lisa enjoys playing piano and spending time with her family.
Honors & Awards
Great Plains Super Lawyers - Rising Star (2018)
Order of the Coif
Drake Law Review - Research Editor
Williston Area Chamber of Commerce - Graduate of “Leadership Williston” Program
Williston Area Chamber of Commerce - Member of Leadership & Education Committee
Williston Area Chamber of Commerce - Member of “Lemonade Day Williston” Subcommittee
Presentations & Publications
Student Contributor, Criminal Law Newsletter, Drake Legal Clinic Criminal Defense Program (2011-2012)
Student Editor, Criminal Law Newsletter, Drake Legal Clinic Criminal Defense Program (2010-2011)
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
North Dakota Defense Lawyers Association
North Dakota Supreme Court Joint Procedure Committee
State Bar Association of North Dakota
State Bar of Montana
Upper Missouri Bar Association