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Lisa K. Caruso

4311 Ridgewood Center Drive
Suite A
Woodbridge VA 22192
Phone: 703-897-1777
Fax: 703-897-0077
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Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky


  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • Juris Doctor - 1995
    • Honors: Chair, Chase National Environmental Law Competition
    • Honors: Honors, Moot Court
  • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 1992
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations

  • Member Virginia State Bar Association
  • Member Kentucky State Bar Association
  • Member Prince William County Bar Association
  • Member Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


  • Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section Board of Governors, Chair
  • Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section Board of Governors, Vice-Chair
  • Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section Board of Governors, Secretary
  • Member Virginia Criminal Justice Committee
  • 4th District Representative to the Virginia Board of Game and Inland Fisheries
  • Chair, Wildlife and Boat Committee of VDGIF
  • Member of the Director of Public Safety’s Task Force on Alternatives for Non-Violent Offenders
  • Virginia Association of Commonwealth Attorneys – Member Legislative Committee
  • Vice-Chair of the Dinwiddie Domestic Violence Task Force
  • Vice-Chair of the Dinwiddie Gang Prevention Task Force
  • Member Dinwiddie Republican Committee
  • Vice-Chair of the Tri-City Women’s Republican Committee
  • Board of Directors Member – Sutherland Ruritan Club
  • Member Finance Council – St. John's Catholic Church

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney for the County of Dinwiddie, Virginia, Commonwealth's Attorney (elected), January 2007 – September 2014
  • Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Colonial Heights, Virginia, Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney, January 2004 – December 2007
  • Public Defender's Office: City of Richmond, Virginia, Assistant Public Defender, April 2003 – January 2004
  • Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney for the County of Brunswick, Virginia, Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, September 2002 – April 2003
  • Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney for Emporia/Greensville County, Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, July 2002 – September 2002
  • Barnes & Batzli, PC: Chesterfield, Virginia, Associate, November 2001 - July 2002
  • Lisa Caruso, Attorney at Law: Louisville, Kentucky, Sole Practitioner, May 1998 – October 2001
  • Jefferson County Family Law Court - Louisville, Kentucky, Guardian ad litem, January 1999 – October 2001
  • Louisville Jefferson District Public Defenders Office - Louisville, Kentucky, Assistant Public Defender, December 1996 – April 1998


  • Conversational Spanish