Lisa D. Lauinger





Lisa Lauinger has exclusively represented creditor clients throughout her legal career. Lisa focuses her practice on effectively representing a variety of clients in North and South Dakota, Montana and Minnesota state courts as well as several tribal courts. Her experience and thorough knowledge of collection laws help her attain positive outcomes for the firm’s clients while complying with the requirements the law demands. For each case she handles, Lisa and her fellow team members strive to exceed client expectations.

Prior to joining Messerli Kramer, Lisa served as a managing attorney of a Midwest, multi-state collection law firm and experienced many changes in the collection industry. To comply with the expanding regulations and client requirements, Lisa developed and implemented many policies and procedures and fine-tuned letters and legal documents.

Professional & Community


  • North Dakota

  • Minnesota

  • Montana

  • South Dakota

  • Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribal Court

  • Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court

  • Yankton Sioux Tribal Court


  • North Dakota State Bar Association, Member

  • Parent Advisory Council, Treasurer