Lisa Traylor-Wolff, attorney and owner of Traylor-Wolff Law Office, has over thirty years experience as a litigator, public defender, guardian ad litem, and mediator. Lisa is an outstanding trial attorney with an exceptional perspective refined from her four years as a prosecutor and nine years as a trial court judge. The first female judge in Pulaski County, Lisa has also served as Pulaski County Bar Association president.
In addition to her more than 15 years experience in private practice trying both civil and criminal cases, Lisa has worked as an appointed public defender in the Pulaski, Cass, Fulton, and Starke County Courts providing counsel for indigent defendants in criminal cases, including all classes of felony and misdemeanor, Children in Need of Services and juvenile cases.
Lisa also worked as the Deputy City Attorney in Logansport for over three years where she provided legal advice and representation to all city administration, the mayor, and the police and fire departments. She also wrote and reviewed contracts and ordinances.
A northern Indiana native, Lisa was born in Frankfort and raised in Fort Wayne. Lisa earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Valparaiso University School of Law and her Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from Ball State University. Lisa has lived, raised her family and practiced law in the Winamac area since 1987.
An avid animal lover, Lisa previously served on the board of the Pulaski Animal Center, an organization committed to providing temporary, loving care for your future pets. Lisa relaxes by playing the piano, reading, and gardening, and she relishes spending time with her large, lively and tightly-knit family.
Valparaiso University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1986
Ball State University, Bachelor of Science, 1982
Admissions to Practice:
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
Indiana State Supreme Court
Indiana State Bar Association
Pulaski County Bar Association
Indiana Public Defender’s Council
Pulaski County representative to 5th District Pro Bono Committee
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
Pulaski Animal Center Board
Kiwanis International 1991-2012
Indiana Municipal Attorney’s Association 2007-2010
Cass-Pulaski Community Corrections Board 1996-2000
Pulaski County Bar Association President
Indiana Judicial Committees and Commissions:
Special Courts Committee 1996-2000
Judicial Administrative Committee 1999-2000
Cass County Bar Association