Lisa Circeo received a Bachelor of Arts with a dual major in English and Journalism and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Mississippi in 1993 and 1996, respectively. During law school, Ms. Circeo was a member of Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, the Mississippi Law Journal, and Moot Court. 

Prior to joining Wilkes & McHugh in 2002, she practiced in general defense litigation at Glankler Brown, P.L.L.C. and then focused on domestic litigation at Shea Moskovitz, P.L.C. in Memphis.


  • University of Mississippi  (J.D., cum laude)
  • University of Mississippi  (B.A.)

State Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia

Professional Affiliations

Ms. Circeo is a member of the Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee Bar Associations; the Kentucky Association of Trial Attorneys; and the Mississippi and Tennessee Trial Lawyers Associations. She is also a member of the Association of Women Attorneys.


Ms. Circeo was named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list in 2013, 2014 and 2017 and is listed as a Top Rated personal injury attorney by Super Lawyers magazine. She earned the Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished AV Rating for high ethical standing.

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