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Lisa Parks is a partner at Eldridge Brooks with a primary focus on criminal defense. She has more than twenty years of trial experience, having litigated hundreds of cases before a judge or jury. Lisa’s many years of criminal law practice include representation of clients charged with all levels of felony and misdemeanor offenses and extensive jury trial preparation, motions practice, brief writing, client counseling, plea negotiations, and appellate advocacy. In addition to her criminal law experience, Lisa has spent more than four years as a child welfare attorney litigating cases involving child abuse and neglect.
Lisa graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2000. While in law school, she was on the Board of Advocates, was a moot court competition quarterfinalist, and participated in trial, negotiations, and client counseling competitions. She received the IOLTA and Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers scholarships and was on the Dean’s List. Lisa attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello for her undergraduate studies and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.
Lisa is active in her community, having served as chair of the Voter Protection Committee and on local non-profit boards of directors, including One Community, Books for Kids, Project Right Choice, and Ozark Literacy Council. She also served on the boards of directors for the Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Arkansas Drug Court Professionals Association. Lisa was awarded the Arkansas Drug Court Professionals Attorney of the Year award in 2016 and received the 2015 Community Hero award from the NWA Black Caucus. She is currently a candidate for Arkansas State Senate District 31.
Lisa and her husband Scott have lived in Tontitown for 18 years and have four children and two grandchildren. They enjoy gardening, Razorback sports, and live music.