LISA W. OVERTON practices in the areas of general civil litigation, local government law and litigation, corporate law, commercial law and contracting. She is licensed to practice in all Alabama state courts, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, all North Carolina state courts, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Ms. Overton’s professional experience includes private practice as well as years of legal counsel in the public sector, where she served as an in-house local government attorney for Pitt County, North Carolina.

Ms. Overton holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Butler University with honors in Sociology.

Practice Areas:

Corporate Law, Commercial Law and Contracting, General Civil Litigation, Local Government Law and Litigation

Education & Honors:

  • Indiana University School of Law, (J.D., 1999); American Bar Association – Law Student Division, Lt. Governor for Bylaws and Resolutions; W.E.B. DuBois Scholar; Wendell L. Willkie Fellow
  • Butler University (B.A., 1996); Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honors Society

Bar & Court Admissions:

  • Alabama
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama

Professional Affiliations:

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Judicial District 3A Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Association of County Attorneys (2008 – 2014)
  • North Carolina Association of Police Attorneys (2008 – 2014)


  • Co-authored “Smoking in Public Places: Enforcement Lessons from the Field,” Public Servant Newsletter, October 2010, (North Carolina Bar Association – Government and Public Sector)