LISA WARREN NAMED TO DOÑA ANA COUNTY ATTORNEY POST

LISA WARREN NAMED TO DOÑA ANA COUNTY ATTORNEY POST

Interim Doña Ana County Attorney Lisa Warren has been selected as county attorney, effective Monday, June 5.
As county attorney, Warren will supervise a staff of four assistant county attorneys and three legal assistants. She also will oversee risk-management issues.
County Manager Fernando R. Macias said he chose Warren because of her proven work ethic, her knowledge of governmental law and her familiarity with the issues and challenges facing Doña Ana County.
“I’m pleased that Lisa Warren applied for the position and enthusiastic about what she brings to the county attorney’s office on a permanent basis,” Macias said. “Ms. Warren’s knowledge of the law and her administration skills are superior, and she represents the county exceptionally well in all areas.”
Warren said she looks forward to continuing to assist the county with the challenging projects and issues it faces.
“I’m committed to the county, and I’m pleased to have the confidence of the manager and the county commissioners,” Warren said. “I will continue to work hard to accomplish the goals of the commissioners, to initiate legal action that furthers the interests of the county and to defend the county in a variety of pressing legal matters.”
Warren received her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1987 and her bachelor’s degree in Spanish, also from UNM, in 1982. Prior to becoming interim county attorney, she was an assistant county attorney for Doña Ana County, first hired in 1994. During her tenure, she also has served as interim personnel director and, in cases when the county manager was unavailable, as acting county manager.
Prior to working for Doña Ana County. Warren was an associate in the Las Cruces law firms of Foy, Foy and Castillo, and Yarbro and Associates. She also spent two years as a Law Clerk for U.S. District Court Judge Howard C. Bratton.
Warren and her husband, Danny, have four children, Miles, Amanda, Phillip and Bridgette. She is a tennis and racquet ball enthusiast, who also enjoys reading and gardening.