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Attorney Lisa D. Barnett

Advocating for Injured Individuals Throughout Virginia & Washington, D.C.

Lisa D. Barnett

Lisa Barnett is a senior attorney with Shevlin Smith. She specializes in handling plaintiff's cases in the area of medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury cases. Lisa began her legal career as a law clerk for The Honorable J. Howe Brown, Jr. in the Circuit Court of Fairfax County. Following the completion of that clerkship, Lisa has spent the last 16 years as a trial lawyer in the Washington, D.C. area. Lisa has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in automobile accidents and medical malpractice cases in both federal and state practices. She has tried over 30 jury trials in her career leading to her board certification as a Civil Trial Attorney by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification.

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  • University of Virginia (B.A. 1989)
  • University of Richmond T. C. Williams School of Law (J.D. 1994)

Professional Honors & Activities:

  • Circuit Court for Fairfax County, Law Clerk to The Honorable J. Howe Brown, Jr., 1994-1995
  • Board Certified, Civil Trial Attorney - Certified by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, 2005
  • Certified, National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • Fairfax County Bar, Member
  • Arlington County Bar, Member


  • "Remittitur - A Response to an Unfair Jury Trial?", Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Journal, April 2000

Court Admissions:

  • Virginia Supreme Court, 1994
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1995
  • District of Columbia, 2002
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2003

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