Lisa is currently a full time law student and has worked in a fast passed employment and civil rights law firm in various capacities for over nine years. As a law clerk, Lisa has worked in a variety of employment law related matters, including administrative discrimination claims, state and federal personnel issues, and litigation claims in federal and state court. Lisa has also assisted in a wide variety of personal injury, wrongful death, and civil and constitutional rights cases. Throughout her experience as a legal assistant and law clerk, Lisa has regularly appeared before the New Mexico Human Rights Commission and has assisted in several administrative grievances for City and State workers. She has prepared pleadings and has focused upon the application and legal interpretation of the law, policy, procedure and evidence.
Lisa currently serves as the Regional Law Student Division President for Region XV of the Hispanic National Bar Association and as a member of the HNBA National Mentoring Program Committee. She also serves as the administrative assistant for the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association.
Lisa obtained her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of New Mexico, and is currently in her last year of law school at the University of New Mexico School of Law. Lisa is expected to receive her Juris Doctorate in May 2011.