Lisa Watson Cyr

Bowden Cyr, PLLC

About Lisa Watson Cyr

Lisa Watson Cyr has devoted her practice to the area of Divorce and Family Law since being admitted to the Minnesota Bar in 1998. Her experience and depth of knowledge ensure that her clients receive the highest quality of representation in dealing with all aspects of family law matters including divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, marital and non-marital property, alimony, and paternity. She is an effective negotiator and skilled litigator, always keeping the best interests of her clients as her sole focus. Although Lisa believes her clients are best served by a negotiated settlement and strives to settle matters through mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, she is an experienced litigator who has successfully represented hundreds of clients in court. Lisa has been a guest lecturer at the Family Law Institute. She has been selected to the list of Super Lawyers for the years 2015, 2016, & 2017. In addition, Lisa has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America for the years 2016, 2017 & 2018. She is also AV Preeminent peer review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating. Her clients appreciate her commitment to helping families protect themselves now and into the future. *AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.


Work experience

Bowden Cyr, PLLC
Attorney/Managing Partner | 2009 - Present
McCullough, Bowden & Cyr, PA
Attorney/Partner | 2000 - 2009
Olive, Taber & Owens, PA
Associate Attorney | 1998 - 2000


William Mitchell College of Law
J.D. (1995), Juris Doctorate | 1995 - 1998
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
University of Minnesota - Duluth
B.A. (1995), Criminology/Political Science/Sociology | 1991 - 1995
Activities: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Honors: Summa Cum Laude


Super Lawyers | 2017


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