Lisa’s practice includes both civil litigation and appeals. Lisa has worked on a variety of cases in all phases of litigation in state and federal court. She has worked on cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, business torts, contract disputes, insurance coverage litigation, probate matters, and other commercial disputes. She has also worked on several cases involving criminal matters.
Before joining the firm, Lisa served as an officer with the Houston Police Department for seven years. She was a nightshift patrol officer for four years, and a Homicide Investigator for three years. She has handled numerous kidnapping and murder investigations. She has worked on hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases. She has also testified as the investigating officer in numerous criminal trials involving murder, sexual assault, robbery, and DWI cases.
Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their three daughters. Lisa also enjoys swimming, biking, and running.
- Civil Appellate Matters
- Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
- Premises Liability
- Insurance Coverage
- Associate, Wright & Close, LLP, 2015 – Present
- Intern, Harris County District Attorney’s Office, 2014
- Officer, Houston Police Department 2008 – 2015
- Intern, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2007
Presentations & Publications
- "Where Does the Workplace Begin and End? – Course and Scope Issues in Texas" – TX Continuing Education Seminar – Dec. 2019.
- "Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Coverage: Current Law and Legislative Update" – TX Continuing Education Seminar – Aug. 2019.
- “Hot Topics in Litigation and Insurance” – NY/NJ Continuing Education Seminars – Jan. 2018.
- State Bar of Texas (Appellate and Litigation Practice Sections)
- Houston Bar Association (Appellate and Litigation Practice Sections)