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Lisa M. Oates

With 25 years experience throughout the legal system, serving as Deputy Prosecutor, Public Defender, and Private Attorney, Attorney Lisa Oates has experience in both trial and appellate civil and criminal litigation.

She graduated in 1980 from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana where she received a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. She then went on to graduate from Valparaiso University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate in 1983 after which she took a job in the Lake County Prosecutors office until April of 1986. Following graduation, she worked in the County Division courts before being promoted to the Superior Courts - Criminal Division. During her tenure as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney she handled cases ranging from traffic violations, to misdemeanor crimes, and to serious felonies.

In 1986 she was asked to serve as a part time Public Defender while continuing her private practice and has continued to practice law in both those capacities for 22 years.

101 W. 75th Place
Merrillville, IN 46410

(219) 769-6653
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