Lisa Ann Sharpe

Principal

Practice Emphasis

Family Law

Lisa is a highly skilled and recognized lawyer practicing exclusively in Family Law. She represents high net worth individuals from both the private and public sectors, and across a wide variety of industries including technology, sports, entertainment, finance, healthcare, and professional services.

Skilled in Financial and Custody Litigation, Prenuptial Agreements, Custody Evaluations, Mediation and Trial Practice, Lisa is resolution-oriented, and provides personalized service to her clients at particularly trying and emotional times.

Education

  • University of Washington
    • Bachelor of Arts (Finance), 1987
  • University of San Diego
    • Juris Doctor, 1991

Programs and Publications

  • AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference, September 2020, Co-Chair
  • AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference, May 2019, Planning Committee
  • Spring 2019 Family Lawyer Magazine, “4 Reasons to Bring Your Financial Expert to Mediation”

Presentations

  • ABA National Family Law Conference in Austin, TX, August 2019, “Mock Demonstration for Deposing a Financial Expert”
  • AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference in Las Vegas, May 2019, “Using Expert Witnesses to Improve Mediation Success”
  • 2019 AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference, “Complex Cash Flows: Analyzing Multiple Income Resources for a Spouse – Show Me the Money,” co-presenter with Sharyn Maggio, May 2019
  • 8th Annual Mary H. Wechsler Family Law Symposium for the King County Bench, 2019, “Committee Intimate Relationship” legal update
  • 7th Annual Mary H. Wechsler Family Law Symposium for the King County Bench, 2018, “Contempt of Court”

Professional & Civic

AAML (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers) Washington State Chapter President, 2014-2016

IAFL (International Association of Family Lawyers)

ABA (Vice Chair, Community Property Section, 2019 and 2020)

“Lawyer of the Year,” Family Law; Best Lawyers in America, 2020

Best Lawyer, Family Law; Best Lawyers in America, 2014-2020

Martindale-Hubbell highest AV preeminent rating

Recognized as a “Top Attorney” by Seattle Met magazine, 2012-2018

Named a “Super Lawyer” by Washington Law & Politics and Washington Super Lawyers magazines, 2010-2021 and Washington Top 100 Lawyer (2015-2021) and Top 50 Women (2012-2021)

Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, former Managing Principal

King County Bar Association

Washington State Bar Association

California State Bar Association

American Bar Association (ABA)

Neighborhood Legal Clinic Domestic Violence Clinic volunteer – 2006 to 2016

King County Bar Association, Judicial Screening Committee (2009-2012)

Lisa Ann Sharpe

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