Lisa is an NRA Certified Instructor in Basic Pistol, Personal Protection in the Home, Firearms Safety, and is a Life Member of the NRA.
Lisa is an attorney and adjunct law professor who has over 15 years of legal experience. Upon graduation from law school, Lisa joined the US Army as a Judge Advocate. Her first duty station was in the elite 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina (Airborne Qualified). She continued her military JAGC service at Fort Lewis, Washington. As a Judge Advocate, Lisa worked as both a military prosecutor and defense attorney. She also served as senior legal counsel to military commanders on issues involving rules of engagement, the law of war, and legal issues in a tactical environment.
Upon completion of her Army service in 2003, Lisa accepted a position as staff attorney for the Washington State Department of Health in Olympia, Washington. As a staff attorney, Lisa represented the state of Washington in taking adverse administrative action against various health care providers to include doctors, nurses, dentists and chiropractors. In many cases, Lisa worked to suspend the health care licenses of practitioners who presented a danger to the community to include sexual abuse of patients, drug use while treating patients, and extreme patient negligence.
In late 2006, Lisa moved to Tucson, Arizona and accepted a position as a trial attorney for the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). As an ICE attorney, Lisa represented the government in removing/deporting thousands of legal and illegal immigrants. She gained extensive trial and appellate writing experience in this position. She remained in this position until early 2010.
Most recently, Lisa was an Adjunct Professor at American Military University where she taught undergraduate and graduate legal studies courses include criminal procedure and immigration law.