Lisa Jo Spencer is a shareholder and founding member of the law firm of
Fleet, Spencer & Kilpatrick, P.A. She is a graduate of Milligan College in Carter County, Tennessee where she majored in Business Administration. She received her law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1993. After graduating from Stetson, Lisa Jo served on active duty in the United States Air Force, where she was part of the Judge Advocate Generalís Corps. Prior to joining Fleet, Spencer & Kilpatrick, PA., Lisa Jo was an Assistant State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit in Okaloosa County, Florida. While there she served as a prosecutor specializing in Crimes Against Children. She remained in the Air Force Reserve, holding the rank of Major, until 2005.
Lisa Jo is a member of the Okaloosa Walton Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association where she serves as the Chairman of the local Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee. She is active in numerous civic and community organizations, including serving on the Board of Trustees for the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, a past Director for Crossroads Center Medical Clinic,
a member of the Okaloosa County Commission on the Status of Women, as well as a member of Opportunity, Inc.
She is an active member of the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, serving on the Board of Directorís for 2009-2011. She currently serves as the Homelessness Taskforce Chair, as well as co-chair of the Mardi Gras Ball Committee and co-chair of the Government Affairs Committee, and is a member of the Green Task Force; she was the Veteranís liaison for the Military Affairs Committee and the Chairman of the Local Issues Committee in 2008, and is a member of the Host Council.
Lisa Jo was appointed by the Chief Circuit Judge of the First Judicial Circuit to serve as a member of the Canvassing Board for Okaloosa County for the 2008 Elections. She is also an advocate for Veteranís issues in our area.
Lisa Jo has been active since she became a member of our Emerald Coast ABWA Chapter. She has served as
President Elect and President. She has been on several committees including
Education, Boat Poker Run Steering Committee, and Ways and
Lisa Jo has been married to Gary Spencer for 23 years and they have one son, Garrett is a graduate of Northwest Florida State
College and enjoys boating.