In 1991 Lisa began her legal career as a litigation attorney with Streich Lang in Phoenix. In 1994 she moved back to her home state of Texas to work as a tax attorney with the Dallas law firm of Johnson & Gibbs. When Johnson & Gibbs disbanded in 1995, Lisa began practicing family law in Plano. In 1997, Lisa partnered with Sharon Easley to form Easley & Marquis. After 15 years in practice with Sharon, Lisa joined with Hastings Hanshaw and Collin Kennedy in 2012 to start a family law practice with the firm of Hanshaw Kennedy Marquis. In April of 2015, Lisa joined the firm of Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, P.C. to head up their Collin County office, which opened in Plano on April 1, 2015.
Lisa is well known for her work in collaborative law, successfully handling more than 100 cases. She has been secretary, vice-president and president of the Collin County Bar Association, chair of the Collin County Bench/Bar Foundation and vice-president of the Plano chapter of the American Business Women’s Association. She is an active member of the Association of Networking Professionals, in which
she has held the positions of Vice-President and President for multiple terms. Lisa has also served as a Girl Scout Leader in Celina and on the church council of Rejoice Lutheran Church in Frisco.
Lisa grew up in Devine, Texas. In 1988 she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a double major in Government and Sociology, and in 1991 received her Juris Doctorate, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law. Lisa and her husband of 27 years, Steve Harklau, live in Celina and have two daughters.
- University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1991 With Honors)
- University of Texas (B.A., 1988 With Honors)
- Charter Life Fellow of the Collin County Bench/Bar Foundation
- Member of the Collin County Bar Association
- Collaborative Law Alliance of Collin County
- Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
- The College of the State Bar of Texas
- Admitted to the Arizona State Bar, 1991
- Admitted to the Texas State Bar, 1994