Liisa R. Speaker was born in Lansing and lived her early years in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Her family relocated to Texas and Liisa attended Trinity University where she majored in Political Science and Spanish, graduating Cum Laude. After college, Liisa attended The University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas. Liisa was on the editorial board for The Review of Litigation. After practicing law in Texas for a few years, Liisa returned to Lansing, Michigan to be near family.
Liisa is now the owner and lead attorney of Speaker Law Firm, PLLC. The Speaker Law Firm opened in 2007 and is an appellate boutique law firm representing clients in the Michigan and federal appellate courts. The firms unique appellate experience and comprehensive understanding of the appellate process offers clients superior written and oral advocacy. Speaker Law Firm works with trial attorneys and directly with litigants from all over the State of Michigan to provide exceptional representation in their appeals.
Liisa Speaker was also a past chair of the Appellate Practice Section for the State Bar of Michigan and also a Past President of the Ingham County Bar Association. She has been a member of the Family Law Section’s Amicus Committee since 2008, and has written and presented extensively on family law topics.