Lisa A. Sharpe

Lisa A. Sharpe

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Seattle, WA

Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, PLLC
 | 601 Union Street, Suite 2600
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-654-2404
Fax: 206-340-2563
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile
Lisa is an experienced family law litigator who focuses on complex divorces. She is an advocate who works to protect the best interests of her clients and their children. Lisa participated in the asset valuation of telecommunications businesses in one of the largest marital dissolutions in the United States. She combines this experience with her finance background to resolve cases that involve the split-up of substantial assets, property tracing, and the valuation of businesses. Lisa also resolves matters relating to marriage dissolutions, support, child custody, visitation, and property rights; drafts both pre- and postnuptial agreements; and handles post-judgment motions. Although she appears often in court in King County, Lisa also firmly believes in using mediation and arbitration to resolve conflict and disputes between parties in order to minimize the legal and emotional impact on her clients.

About Lisa Sharpe

Admitted: 1991, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://www.lasher.com/our-attorneys/lisa-ann-sharpe

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Judicial Screening Committee Member King County Bar Association
  • AMML/BVR Committee Member (Valuation Conference) Speaker on Bringing your Expert to Mediation, Speaker on Complex Compensation ABA Fall 2019 Family Law  Conference in Austin Texas - Speaker on the Forensic Autopsy - Deposing the Forensic Valuation Expert  BVR (Business Valuation Group) Editorial Advisory Board   , 2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell highest AV preeminent rating
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • King County Bar Assocation Family Law Mentor (conducted training and supervision of family law mentees who were assigned difficult cases involving domestic violence and custody issues)., 2008

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Domestic Violence Legal Clinic Volunteer - (King County Bar Neighborhood legal clinic at Seattle University).Pro Bono Legal Volunteer for the Make A Wish Foundation King County Bar Association Family Law Mentor Program - Instructor 2007, 2009, 2006

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • A live deposition demonstration of a forensic expert.  Lean how to dissect the expert's report and to question their analysis and assumptions.  , Speaker, Autopsy of the Forensic Report - Deposing the Financial Expert, American Bar Association, Business Litigation, Divorce, Family Law, 2019
  • I presented materials at an American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers seminar, 2012, "Marital Misconduct and Custody", NBI Seminar on Child Custody Issues , 2007
  • CLE speaking engagement to education attorneys on best practices for bringing a CPA or business valuation expert to mediation. , Speaker , Bringing Your Financial Expert to Mediation, ADR, Divorce, Family Law, 2019
  • 5th Annual Mary H. Wechsler Family Law Symposium for the King County Bench , "Parenting Plans -- Thinking Outside the Boxes.", Spaker, 2013
  • King County Bar Association Community Property Law Program, "Community Property Law in Washington: Current Issues for Experienced Practictioners," 2013 , Speaker, 2013
  • Presented seminar on electronic evidence in familh law cases., Speaker, Electronic Evidence, American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2015
  • Presented Contempt of Court program to King County bench., Speaker, 7th Annual Mary Wechsler Family Law Symposium, AAML, 2015
  • Co-chair of complex and high asset divorce seminar for the Seminar Group., Speaker and Seminar Co-Chair, Complex and High Asset Divorce, 2015

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Prevailed in a maintenance modification action at the Washington State Court of Appeals.  Successfully achieved reduction in a client's six-figure maintenance obligation arising from a substantial change in financial circumstances., 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of San Diego, J.D., 1991
  • University of Washington, B.A., 1987

Industry Groups

  • American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers. American Bar Association Family Law Section (Vice Chair Mar
  • IAFL (International Academy of Family Lawyers)
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Office Location for Lisa A. Sharpe

601 Union Street
Suite 2600
Seattle, WA 98101

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Last Updated: 10/2/2019

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