Lisa J. Stone

Family Law

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Lisa Stone is an experienced, award-winning attorney, who limits her practice exclusively to family law.  Having practiced family law in Arizona for over 25 years, Lisa has devoted her legal career to helping clients navigate the complex, often unfriendly and seemingly broken, family court system.  In addition to her exceptional litigation and negotiation skills, understanding and truly caring about the emotional and financial challenges clients face is what sets Lisa apart from her peers.

Lisa is A/V rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has been named to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and to the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers.  Lisa is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and is a Sustaining Member of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.  Lisa is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts having served as Arizona’s chapter president in 2005.   Early in her career, Lisa was named to the inaugural class of Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Top Arizona Business Leaders Under Age 40.”  Lisa has been an adjunct law professor and has taught several continuing legal education courses to attorneys, judges and paralegals.  When not in the office, Lisa is a volunteer and board member to multiple local children’s charities and civic leadership groups, a part-time graduate student at University for Peace (UPEACE) and “Mom” to her many rescued dogs.

 

Bar Associations & Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona, admitted 1994, Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and World Peace Through Law sections member.
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Family Law Section Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section Member
  • Scottsdale Bar Association, Board of Directors 2019, Member
  • Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, member, Arizona Chapter president 2005.
  • James Lawson Institute, graduate 2019

Education

  • California Western School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1993
  • Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science, 1990
  • Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Advance Mediation Training, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2012
  • ​University for Peace, UPEACE Costa Rica, Master of Arts, Candidate 2019

Awards/Distinctions

  • A/V Rated, Martindale Hubbell®
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, Sustaining Member
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys™ 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, 2019
  • AVVO, Client’s Choice Award
  • Family Law Assistance Project, Volunteer Lawyers Program, Family Law Attorney of the Year, 2003
  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services, Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys 2002 and 2003
  • Family Law Assistance Project, Outstanding Family Law Educator, 2000
  • Arizona’s Finest, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 1999

Community Service

  • Gabriel’s Angels, Steering Committee
  • Florence Crittenton, INSPIRE Panelist
  • T-Gen Ambassador
  • Scottsdale Leadership, Member
  • Arizona Town Hall, Member

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