A native of Shreveport, Louisiana, Lisa Shoalmire graduated from Caddo Parish Magnet High School. She then attended Northwestern University where she graduated with honors and attained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Lisa successfully passed the Certified Public Accountant Exam and began working for a large manufacturer and then moved to a position with a large public accounting firm. After a few years, Lisa returned to school, attending Baylor Law School and Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University where she concurrently earned a law degree and a Masters in Taxation.
After graduating from law school, Lisa was selected as a briefing attorney for the Honorable Donald R. Ross, Sixth Court of Appeals in Texarkana, Texas. She was asked to stay on at the Court for two more years and served as a staff attorney for all of the justices on the Court. After that, Lisa spent the next few years working under some of the most well-respected attorneys in Texas and Arkansas. Below is a list of some of Lisa’s other notable accomplishments:
Argued numerous appeals in Arkansas, Texas, and Federal Appellate Courts.
County for over a year.
Has handled complex probate and guardianship matters through jury trials.
- Currently represents some of the most successful businesses and individuals in Texarkana.
Lisa is commonly considered a “go-to” lawyer in estate planning and asset protection. Additionally, she currently assists businesses with business succession planning and buy/sell agreements. Lisa is licenced to practice in Texas, Arkansas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eastern District of Texas and the Western District of Arkansas.
Lisa is a member of the board of directors for the Texarkana Area Community Foundation and Opportunities, Inc. She is also a former professor of accounting at Texarkana Community College. Lisa, along with her partner John K. Ross IV, hosts the Aging Insight television and radio programs and publishes the Aging Insight resource guide.