Lisa E. McKnight

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Dallas, TX

Lisa E. McKnight, P.C.
 | 4807 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75246
Phone: 214-528-4191
Fax: 214-528-4193
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lisa E. McKnight is the founder of the law firm Lisa E. McKnight, P.C., since 1995.   A knowledgeable and experienced family law attorney, she first practiced with her mother, who is also a reputable divorce lawyer. She has tried numerous family law jury trials and is a consulting expert for other family law attorneys trying jury trials.  She has tried on average one family law jury trial each year for the past 25 years. 

Ms. McKnight is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a family law specialist. The board granted this distinction after carefully considering years of experience, continuing legal education, trial experience and evaluations from both judges and legal peers. Less than one percent of all Texas attorneys have obtained this certification.

Lisa McKnight began her legal career after her 1991 graduation from Texas Tech University School of Law. Since the beginning of her career, she has built a reputation for her success in her chosen area of legal practice. Her impressive record and client satisfaction have led to her recognition as one of the top three divorce attorneys in Dallas by Three Best Rated in 2016 and 2017. She also has an "Excellent" rating from Avvo.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006, 2018

Email Me

To: Lisa E. McKnight
Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry

About Lisa McKnight

Admitted: 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.lisamcknight.com/Meet-Our-Team/Lisa-E-Mcknight.sh...

Honors/Awards:

  • Texas Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2006
  • Member, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, International, 1990
  • Coolest Office Award, Dallas Bar Family Law Section
  • Rating 10, Avvo, 2016
  • Recipient of "Section of the Year Award" by the Dallas Bar Association
  • Top 3 Best Divorce Attorneys in Dallas, Three Best Rated, 2016
  • Top Dallas Family Law Attorney, Martindale Hubbell
  • Listed again in 2017 based upon client satifaction, Top 3 Best Divorce Attorneys in Dallas, Three Best Rated, topthreerated.com, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Liscenced to practice in Federal Court, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.  This liscence is used for Hauge Convention, international kidnapping cases., 2016
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 1992
  • Recertified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2003, 2008 and 2013
  • Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1998

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, 1995-2017
  • Board of Directors for Legacy Court, Divert Drug court for CPS, 2016
  • Member, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 1998-2016
  • Treasurer, Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section, 2002
  • Board Member, Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section, 1998-2001
  • Past President of the Family Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association
  • Chair, Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section , 2004
  • Vice Chair, Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section, 2003
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section, 1993-2016
  • Directed and spoke at a female empowerment legal seminar for women lawyers around the state of Texas.  , 2017
  • Director, Summer Bar Seminar Course for 5 years, 2004-2009
  • Course Director, Family Court Services Continuing Education Retreat
  • Secretary, Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section, 2001

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors, Secretary, "Grupo Vida", 2000-2002
  • Board of Directors, Association of Persons Affected by Addiction, 2014-2016
  • Board of Directors, President, "Ethel Daniels Foundation", 1996-2005
  • Sponsored Happy Hour for Legacy Family Court, 2015
  • Board of Directors, Peak Suburban Homeowners Association, 2005-2010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-course Director of groudbreaking seminar for women lawyers held in Cancun, Mexico, Course Director and Speaker, Hell on Heels Legal Seminar, 2017
  • Speaker, Lawyer Forward Conference - full weekend of continuing legal education seminars Austin, Texas, 2017
  • Speaker on law firm management and economics, Dallas Bar Association- Peer Assistance Committee Seminar, 2009
  • Presented on Jury Trials., Course Director and Speaker, Hell on Heels Seminar, 2017

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Arts, 1989
Find Me Online
Office Location for Lisa E. McKnight

4807 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246

Phone: 214-528-4191

Fax: 214-528-4193

Lisa E. McKnight:

Last Updated: 12/11/2018

Page Generated: 0.29183387756348 sec