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Lisa Dennis

Lisa_DennisAreas of Practice
  • Criminal Defense
  • Domestic Relations
Lisa Dennis

Lisa is a native of Fayetteville, Arkansas where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 1988 and a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville in 1992. She was admitted to the Arkansas Bar in 1992 and the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas in 1995. Lisa is a member of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals and was elected as a board member for the Arkansas Association of Drug Court Professionals Association. She previously served as an officer on the Board of Directors for the Washington/Madison Counties Friends of the Drug Court Foundation.

Early in her legal career Lisa was a public defender in Benton County and Washington County, handling several high profile criminal cases including rape trials, drug trials, and a capital murder trial. She also had a private law practice focusing on criminal cases and family law cases. For the last 11 years Lisa has served as the deputy prosecuting attorney for the Washington/Madison Drug Court presided over by Judge Mary Ann Gunn. She recently retired from the prosecutor’s office to return to private practice with The Gunn Firm.

Lisa’s practice primarily includes criminal law, divorces, custody matters, and visitation cases. She is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association, the Washington County Bar Association, and the Benton County Bar Association.

Lisa’s hobbies include spending time with her husband and being a cheerleader for their three sons in various sports. She also enjoys being active in her church, leading a class for high school girls on Sundays, raising chickens, gardening, and pickling.