and raised in the City of Brotherly Love, home of the Liberty Bell, Betsy
Ross, and birthplace of the drafting and signing of the U.S. Constitution
and the Declaration of Independence, Lisa has long enjoyed involvement
in the areas of law and politics.
Lisa Marie Macci, a licensed attorney in four jurisdictions, has been practicing
law since 1988. She is a graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law
(Malibu, California) where she was privileged to have studied with the
late Chief Justice William Rehnquist. She also attended Penn State
University where she received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science.
Prior to entering private practice, Lisa worked as outside counsel to the
Trump Organization handling legal issues relating to its Atlantic City
casinos, hotels, and the Trump Princess yacht. She also worked as a Municipal
Court Prosecutor, then she was hired as the in-house corporate counsel
to Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City. Currently, Ms. Macci's practice includes family
and constitutional law, litigation and appeals.
Lisa Currently practices family law in Palm Beach and Broward County (Fort Lauderdale), Florida, including litigation, mediation,
and collaborative divorce.
Lisa has served on numerous arbitration panels including for the NASD
and the Florida Lemon Law program. She has served as a Special Magistrate
and Hearing Officer for various governmental entities. Lisa has also presented
a number of legal seminars to other attorneys in the areas of Real
Estate and Family Law and has also won precedent setting appellate
decisions in the Fourth District Court of Appeal. She serves on the editorial
board of the Florida Bar Journal and has served on the editorial board
of several family law publications.
In addition to the foregoing, Lisa has written articles and has spoken
to numerous groups on family law and family court reform.
Lisa is also a licensed Florida Real Estate Broker, Mortgage Broker, Real
Estate Instructor and a registered trainee Real Estate Appraiser. She was
an instructor of real estate licensing for several years.
Lisa has served on the Board of Trustees for the Florida Philharmonic.
She was also a Member of the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce for many
years and was a graduate of the Leadership Class 2001. She is also a member
of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, and a member and volunteer of Spanish River
Christian Church in Boca Raton, Florida.
As the result of the injustice and absolute travesties Lisa has experienced
in the Florida courts, she, along with several other mothers and concerned
women, formed a local courtwatch group called "FACTs" in 2003,
so that other women and mothers going through inequitable and troubling
family cases with the court system and various governmental entities have
others to turn to for assistance. Since founding "FACTs", they
have been able to effectively employ a Courtwatch system. "FACTs"
has more than 70 volunteers and has seen amazing results for numerous individuals
who were inescapably intertwined into the legal web of the court system.
Lisa has spoken throughout South Florida on behalf of "FACTs",
as an activist for women's and children's issues and for court and legislative
reforms in litigated and mediated cases as well as collaborative divorce. She was appointed as a board member in 2004 of the NNFLP,
the National Network of Family Law and Policy, a non-profit
think tank and coalition of professionals, organizations and activist groups
in the fields of law, psychology and academia.
The NNFLP provides support for amicus
groups and advocacy for appropriate reforms in family law legislation.
2006, Lisa was honored by the Christian Women's Club of the Palm Beaches
as "A Woman Who Makes a Difference" for unselfish dedication
to the needs of others in our community, for work as an activist for mothers
and children, and for her work in the field of family law.
Lisa's career as an attorney, activist, conservative public speaker
and radio personality illustrates the dynamic passion she has for complex
issues. From talk-shows to the courtroom, Lisa Macci has proven she has
the integrity and intelligence to uncover the true story and let justice
be served. Lisa was the legal analyst for The Dick Farrel Show, hosted
by ultra-conservative talk host Dick Farrel, on WBPR, 1340 Talk Radio in
Palm Beach, Florida. Lisa is the Host of The Justice Hour Tues. 1-2 p.m. and Sat. 3-4 p.m. on WWNN, 1470 a.m. In 2007, The Justice
Hour was the Recipient of an Award in Radio/Public Affairs - "For
excellence in reporting that highlights the system of law and justice as
it affects the people of Florida" - 52nd Annual Florida Bar Media
Lastly, Lisa was elected to represent Republicans in Florida District
90 in 2004 and served on the Palm Beach County Executive Committee
for several years. She has served as campaign counsel to Republican candidates
and has been active with the Federalist Society, the Republican National
Lawyers Association and the Republican Party. Lisa also served as the
President of the Contemporary Federated Republican Women's Club of Boca
Raton, and as an executive board member and Parliamentarian of the Republican
Party of Palm Beach County, and remains active in state politics.