Commissioner Lisa M. Dubé was appointed by the judges of the 16th Judicial Circuit as Family Court Commissioner of Division 43 on September 11, 2020. 

At the time of her appointment, Commissioner Dubé was the supervising permanency attorney for the Missouri Department of Social Services, Children’s Division in Kansas City. She represented the agency in child abuse and neglect cases, termination of parental rights cases, minor and adult guardianships, paternity actions and custody modifications. 

Previously, she was an attorney in private practice in the area of family law with the firm of Richard T. Bryant & Associates P.C., and worked during law school with the firm of deVries & Associates P.C.. 

Commissioner Dubé earned a B.A. degree in Psychology from Rockhurst University in 2005, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Missouri—Kansas City Law School in 2008. 

She is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Association of Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City, Missouri Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, and the National Association of Counsel for Children.