About Lisa

Background

Lisa Kane Brown is a long time, dedicated volunteer child advocate providing free legal representation to children in Montgomery County who are victims of crime, abuse and neglect.

She has been an active attorney in the five-county area, providing independent and objective analysis on issues surrounding child abuse and trauma. Lisa is regularly appointed as a trusted member of the bar to conduct independent investigations, represent child survivors of sexual assault and represent foster care children. The breadth of her experience also includes providing expert commentary both in the courtroom and in the community.

Family Law and Advocacy

Lisa’s commitment to fighting for our most vulnerable population has led her to pursue extensive training in the areas of child abuse and trauma.  As a former educator, she understands the profound and lasting effects of adverse childhood experiences on individuals and the community. Lisa’s experience in criminal, dependency and family court, has garnered her the reputation of being a necessary voice for children who otherwise wouldn’t have one.  Her legal and advocacy work focuses on ensuring their basic needs are being met, including a safe living environment.

Lisa has long been an advocate for children in family law cases, guiding families and protecting children from unnecessary negative effects of divorce and custody disputes.  The Courts regularly appoint her to represent children in custody matters. Included in her journey to help build family foundations, Lisa handles private and foster care adoption matters for prospective parents.

Lisa also handles private and foster care adoptions for prospective parents, including single parents and same sex couples. Lisa views her adoption practice as an extension of her work as a child advocate. Every child needs and deserves a loving, safe, and happy home.

Lisa’s scope of work has allowed her to build an extensive network of professionals involved in all channels of divorce court, protective services, and child advocacy.  Utilizing those resources is an enormous advantage for the families she represents in cases warranting additional intervention.