Lisa Tanner

Texas Office of the Attorney General

Lisa Tanner is a career prosecutor with over 25 years of felony experience. She is an Assistant Attorney General in the Texas Attorney General's Criminal Prosecutions Division. She is Chief of both the Violent Crimes & Major Offenders Section and the Cyber Crimes & Child Protection Section of that division. As such, she prosecutes complex cases across Texas in which local prosecutors must be recused or require assistance and additional expertise. She specializes in the investigation and prosecution of capital murder cases (particularly cold cases), child abuse and sexual assault cases, and other violent crimes, with emphasis on the forensic aspects of those cases.