Meet Lisa

about lisa schmidt Lisa Schmidt is a fighter. She founded her firm on the principles of defending the rights and protecting the interests of her clients. She also believes you have the right to expect that your lawyer is up-to-date on the latest developments in your area of the law. She takes steps to ensure that she has the most current information about her clients’ cases and the laws surrounding them, and she’s not afraid to push for changes in the law when needed.

Before she opened her own firm, she worked as an Associate Attorney with the Peter J. Johnson Law Office in Saint Joseph in Southwest Michigan, as an active litigator. She represented clients in criminal and domestic (family) cases, and cultivated a positive reputation with local attorneys, referees, and judges. Working there, she was able to develop her Michigan Medical Marihuana Act expertise and explore the challenges faced by non-traditional families. Lisa Schmidt is admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan and specializes in Medical Marihuana Defense, Non-Traditional Family Law, and Students’ Rights.


Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Medical Marihuana Defense

Education:
Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Juris Doctor, 2009)

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Michigan State University (B.A. English, 2004)

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Memberships:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • ACLU
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