Lisa Blue Baron has become one of the most recognizable faces and most powerful voices in both the area of trial law and advocacy.
Over the course of her legal career, she has received more than $350 million in verdicts for her clients, including the largest to date mesothelioma verdict in the state of Texas.
Lisa holds two masters degrees from the University of Virginia in Counseling Psychology, a PhD degree in Counseling Psychology from North Texas State University and a Juris Doctorate from the South Texas College of Law.
Lisa’s accomplishments in trial courts nationwide have been widely recognized — she has received literally dozens of awards — including being named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America, one of the Top 50 Women Litigators in the U.S. by the National Law Journal, Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Texas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, as well as receiving the Honorary Barrister Award from the University of Texas Law School and the Distinguished Alumni Award from South Texas College of Law. Selected to the 2014 Texas Lawyers List, an honor reserved for lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice, Lisa also received the Best Lawyer in Dallas 2014 in Tort Product & Medical Liability Litigation from DMagazine. She was also honored by Vogel Alcove with the ‘Thelma Vogel Award for Vision & Collaborative efforts for Advancing the Services for Homeless Children and Families” in 2014.
With her unique background, she has been a commentator for several high-profile trials covered by Court TV and has co-authored numerous articles on jury selection.
Lisa has taken her fight for victims all the way to Capitol Hill in her roles with Public Citizen, and more recently as President of the American Association for Justice, where she guides the organization on how to affect change on behalf of injured Americans from Washington, D.C. to Main Street.
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