Lisa Kirsch Satawa

Kirsch Daskas Law Group PLLC
1133 West Long Lake Road, Suite 150
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
(248) 792-3060

PRACTICE AREAS:  CSC  Criminal Sexual Conduct Juvenile Criminal Defense Child Abuse Family Law Internet Crimes Protective Services Defense Child Protection Termination of Parental Rights  Education  Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Michigan J.D. - 1994 Boston University B.A. - 1987  Bar Admissions  Michigan, 1995 U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1995 U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2003  Certified Legal Specialties  Certified adoption attorney  Professional Associations  Oakland County Bar Association, Member, Criminal and Children's Law Committee State Bar of Michigan, Children's Law, Criminal Law, Young Lawyers, Family Law Sections, Member, 1996 to 2003 State Bar of Michigan, Children's Law Section Counsel, Member, 1996 to 2003 National Association, Member, Counsel for Children Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, Member, Board of Directors National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Juvenile Law Committee National Child Abuse Defense Resource Center National Association, Criminal Defense Attorneys Oakland Country Bar Association, Juvenile Law Committee Oakland County Bar Association, Juvenile Law Committee National Counsel for Children  Current Employment Position  Lisa B. Kirsch Satawa, PLLC - Chief Criminal Defender, 2015 Kirsch Daskas Law Group, PLLC- Partner, 2015 LKS Trial Consulting, Consultant, 2012  Past Positions  Kirsch & Satawa PC, Principal Attorney, 1995 to 2013 Clark Hill, PLC, Member, 2013 to 2015  Honors  Michigan State Bar, Kimberly Cahill Young Leadership Award Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Right to Counsel Award Elite Advocate Criminal Law Top 5% America’s Most Honored Professionals Hour Detroit, Top Women Attorneys in Michigan National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top 1% American Institute of Family Law Attorneys Client Satisfaction Award Crain’s Detroit Business, Michigan Top 50 Women Lawyers  Classes  Collateral Consequences of Criminal Behavior: Central Registry & Family Law, 2020 Questioning Child Hearsay Witnesses, 2019 Child Witness Issues, 2019 The IEP Development Process, 2019 Issue Spotting and Choosing Experts- How Do I Know What I Need and Who Can Teach the Jury, 2018 Cross-examination of Child Witnesses, 2018 Intro to Criminal Sexual Conduct, 2017 Thematic Cross Examination, 2017 Bulletproofing and Shooting to Kill, 2017 Child Witnesses: A Linguistic Approach to Cross Examination, 2016 Reviewing Child Forensic Interviews: An Overview with tips to be a successful expert in this area, 2016 Forensic Interviewing, Suggestibility of Children and Cross Examination of Child Witnesses, 2015 Expert Witnesses: Bulletproofing yours while attacking theirs!, 2015 A Primer on Child Witness Issues, 2015 Hey Little Girl, Have a Praline: Cross Examining Children, 2015 Filtering, Facts, Fibs and Fantasy: Child and Expert Witnesses, 2009 Filtering Facts, Fibs, Fantasy: Child and Expert Witnesses, 2010 : An Age Based Approach to Cross-Examination of Child Witnesses, 2012 They Are Only Kids… A Primer on Child Witnesses and Forensic Interviewing, 2012 Suggestibility and Forensic Interviewing of Children, 2013 . Do Little People Lie in Court?, 2013 Examination of Child Witnesses, 2013 The Michigan Forensic Interviewing Protocol and Handling Child Witnesses, 2014 Protecting Employers/ Corporations from Employee Misconduct, 2014 Cross examining, Understanding and Analyzing Child’s Statements; Forensic Interviewing Protocols, Suggestibility and Linguistics to Combat Child Sexual Assault Allegations, 2014 Sexual Assault Update, 2014 Creative Sentencing in Sexual Assault Cases , M and M, Prosecutorial Misconduct and Mistrial Social Work in Court, 2001 A is for Attorney, 2005 to Present Speaker Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College August 2011, Cross Examination, 2011 Speaker Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan Trial College August 2012, Closing Arguments, 2012