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Meet Lisa Lanier

President/CEO at Lanier Law Group
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Lisa Lanier was born in High Point, North Carolina. She received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Lisa worked as an associate for a large law firm in the Triangle for several years practicing insurance defense. In 1995, she began her own practice concentrating on helping people with all types of injury claims. Since then Lanier Law Group, P.A. has grown to be a practice with locations throughout North Carolina. With 9 offices throughout the state, Lisa can serve all of North Carolina with her personal injury practice. 

Personal Hobbies

Lisa is widowed and has two children. She has been a long-distance runner for many years and has completed many marathons and one triathlon. She also enjoys travel, snow skiing, golf, and water sports. She is a member of the United Church of Chapel Hill.

Community Involvement

Lisa currently serves on the Regional Advisory Board for BB & T Bank and the Board of Trustees at Duke School and Art For Hospice. She has served in the past on the Board of Directors for Equality NC and the Interactive Resource Center and as an officer with the NC Association of Women Attorneys. Lisa has been recognized by Triangle Business Leader as an Impact Leader and by Martindale-Hubbell® as a Distinguished Attorney with a Very High Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.

Lisa has a passion for helping people experiencing homelessness, as well as veterans. She and her Lanier Law Group family engage in weekly outreach to homeless centers all over the state to help people identify benefits and services they may be entitled to. She also donates and serves meals to large gatherings of people at shelters throughout the state.

In the Media

Lisa appears regularly on local radio and television commenting on legal stories in the news. She has weekly radio segments on 107.5 KZL and 92.3 Rock92, where she holds the title of "Official Attorney" and comments on funny or trending legal stories in a segment called “Lawyer Up.” These shows are nationally syndicated and also turned into podcasts. Lisa is also a recurring guest lecturer at Wake Forest University, where she lectures on Journalism Law.


  • American Association for Justice
  • Crime Victim’s Bar Association
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • America Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • NC Association of Women Attorneys

Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
  • Selected to Super Lawyers 2020 - Present
  • The National Trial Lawyer Top 100
  • The Triad's Best


  • North Carolina State Bar

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