Lisa M. Moore

Lisa M. MooreLisa M. Moore, Attorney at Law

Background

Ms. Moore was born and raised in Newport News, Virginia. She graduated from Menchville High School in 1996 and returned to Newport News when she accepted a clerkship with the Newport News Circuit Court.

Ms. Moore is highly committed to voluntarism. In high school, she earned her Girl Scout Gold Award. She participated in the AmeriCorps Bonner Leadership Program in college and earned a Pro Bono Publico honor during law school. She has continued to volunteer in the community through her involvement in the Junior League of Hampton Roads and the various bar organizations to which she belongs.

Ms. Moore is a proud alumna of the University of Richmond. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Richmond. As an undergraduate, she joined Alpha Phi and participated in WILL, a women’s leadership program. As a law student, she participated in the Women Law Students Association and The Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest.

She has served on the board for both the Newport News Bar Association and the Greater Peninsula Women’s Bar Association.  She has several legal certifications that allow her to perform court appointed work.  She enjoys having a general practice and strives to help her clients the best she is able.

Education
University of Richmond T. C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, VA
Juris Doctorate, May 2003
Honors: Pro Bono Publico Award
University of Richmond School of Arts & Sciences, Richmond, VA
Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, May 2000
Major: Political Science; Minors: German & Women’s Studies

Professional Certifications
Guardian Ad Litem for Incapacitated Adults (July 2007- Present)
Guardian Ad Litem for Children (October 2007 – Present)
Virginia Indigent Defense Counsel – Court Appointed Defense Counsel in Misdemeanor and Juvenile Delinquency Matters (December 2007 – Present)

Professional and Community Memberships
Virginia State Bar (2003 – Present) – 7th Circuit Representative to Young Leaders Conference (2011-2012)
Newport News Bar Association (2003-2005; 2006 – Present) – Board Member and Committee Chair for Young Lawyers Committee (2012 – Present)
Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association (2005 – 2006)
Greater Peninsula Women’s Bar Association (2006 – Present) – Vice President (2007-2010 Term), Board Member (2012 – 2013), Vice President (2013 – 2014)
Virginia Peninsula Association of Realtors (2006 – Present)
Junior League of Hampton Roads (2007 – 2013) – New Member Vice President (2007-2008 Term).

Areas of Practice: Family Law; Juvenile Law; Estate Planning – Wills and Trusts; Estate Litigation; Criminal Defense; Traffic Defense, Real Estate Closings and Litigation; Contract Litigation