Prior to opening her own law firm, Lisa was a federal prosecutor for ten years with the United States Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Texas. Before joining the United States Attorney’s Office, Lisa was a state prosecutor at the Angelina County Attorney’s Office for three years. As a prosecutor, Lisa has unique insight into the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases. This experience allows her to provide a thorough and diligent evaluation of her clients’ cases and effectively defend their rights.

Following law school, Lisa was a briefing attorney and staff attorney to Justices Davie Wilson and Jackson B. Smith at the First Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas. As a briefing and staff attorney, Lisa was directly involved in the research and writing of opinions rendered by the justices. Lisa is a skilled writer, which is beneficial to her clients at all phases of the criminal process, from motions to appeals.

Former Experience

  • Former Assistant United States Attorney,
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Former Assistant County Attorney,
  • Angelina County, Texas
  • Former Briefing and Staff Attorney,
  • Texas First Court of Appeals

Awards/ Recognition

  • Exceptional Service Award by National Association of Former United States Attorneys 2012
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation (consists of less than 2% of all Texas lawyers)
  • Recognition for Outstanding Service as an Assistant United States Attorney by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) 2012
  • Recognition for Outstanding Service as an Assistant United States Attorney by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) 2012
  • Recognition for Outstanding Service as an Assistant United States Attorney by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) 2012
  • Recognition for Outstanding Service as an Assistant United States Attorney by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 2012
  • Recognition for Outstanding Service as an Assistant United States Attorney by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) 2012
  • Recognition for Outstanding Service as an Assistant United States Attorney by the the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2012
  • Recognition for Outstanding Service as an Assistant United States Attorney by the Texas Department of Public Service – Criminal Investigation Division 2012
  • Recognition for Outstanding Service as an Assistant United States Attorney by the Nacogdoches County Task Force Officers 2012
  • Lisa has been married to Derek C. Flournoy, Angelina County Court at Law #2 Judge, for thirteen years. They have two children. They are both natives of Angelina County, where they are actively involved in the community.

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