Lisa Franklin: Of Counsel
Lisa Franklin’s practice focuses on insurance litigation and civil trials emphasizing personal injury. Prior to joining Slack & Associates as Of Counsel, she was a partner with Chad Slack at Hager & Dowling. She is a graduate from UCSB (1990, linguistics) and Santa Clara College of Law (1995).
Ms. Franklin has twenty-two years of broad-based state and federal litigation and client advising experience in California and Washington state. The majority of her legal experience has been in the areas of torts, contracts, insurance bad faith, product liability, employment, construction defect, banking/foreclosure, family law, dependency and estate planning. She has been successful representing numerous individual, corporate and non-profit clients in business transactions, settlement negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, court and jury trials and appeals.
She has provided countless pro bono hours as a judge pro tem in small claims court, a mediator, a Settlement Master, a Teen Court Judge, a Court Appointed Special Advocate and Guardian ad Litem and a College Diabetic Network Ambassador. She also served on the Boards of Directors for Santa Barbara Women Lawyers (SBWL) and the SBWL Foundation. She has been happily married for 23 years, has two sons (SDSU, DPHS) and a dog. In her copious amounts of spare time, she enjoys travel, hiking, kayaking, recreational reading and yoga.