Lisa McPherson

Born: May 15, 1967
Residence: Texarkana, Texas
Family: Sons, Marshall and Carter


  • High School: Crossett High School, Crossett, Arkansas, 1985
  • Undergraduate: Southern Arkansas University, Bachelor of Arts in Communications, 1989
  • Graduate: University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2006


  • Recognized as a Rising Star/Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine, 2013-2017
  • Recognized as Texarkana's Top Labor Lawyer by ALT Magazine, 2018


  • State Bar of Arkansas, 2007
  • State Bar of Texas, 2008


  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 2007
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2008
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Arkansas, 2009
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2014
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2017

Professional Memberships:

  • Texarkana Bar Association - Past President & Treasurer
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas

Practice Areas:

  • General civil litigation
  • Business contract review and drafting
  • Employer relations including wage/overtime disputes, employment contracts, handbooks, non-compete agreements, workplace investigations, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation claims
  • Construction claims including contract disputes, lien and bond claims, lien foreclosure, collections
  • Bankruptcy and creditor's rights
  • Personal injury claims including premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, and non-subscriber claims
  • Appellate law
  • Family law litigation


  • Holman & Langdon, L.L.P. (law clerk) - 05/2005 to 12/2006
  • Law Office of Hawley Holman - 01/2007 to 07/2008
  • Langdon Davis, L.L.P. - 08/2008 to present

Published Cases:

  • In the Interest of A.B.O. and E.B.O., Children, 2015 Tex. App. LEXIS 4755 (Tex. App. -Texarkana, 2015).
  • Stuart C. Irby Co. v. Tipton, et. al, 796 F.3d 918, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 13778, 40 I.E.R. Cas. (BNA) 705, 165 Lab. Cas. (CCH) P61620 (8th Cir. Ark. 2015).
  • Ferrara v. Moore, 318 S.W.3d 487 ( Tex.App. – Texarkana 2010) (Mosely, J., concurring in part and dissented in part).
  • Endsley Electric, Inc. d/b/a Industrial Power Systems v. Altech, Inc., 378 S.W.3d 15 (Tex.App. – Texarkana 2012) rev'd in part and rem'd in part.
  • Morris v. Dickerson, 388 S.W.3d 910, 2012 Ark. App. 129.
  • Alexander, et al. v. Tutle and Tutle Trucking, et al, No. 15-2710 (8th Cir. 2016).

Other Experience:

  • Ten years as a secondary public school teacher, licensed in Arkansas and Texas - English, Journalism, Speech, and Communications.

Law School Honors:

  • Served on UALR Law Review as an Assistant Executive Editor and Technical Editor
  • Student member of the William H. Overton Inn of Courts
  • Received awards for Law Review Apprentice of the Year and Top Appellate Brief in Research, Writing, and Advocacy II

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