Lisa works with NYLAG leadership to strengthen the organization’s capacity through special initiatives including a strategic planning process. She was previously with the Matrimonial & Family Law Unit, most recently as Acting Director where she supervised staff and volunteers in immigration, matrimonial, family law and domestic violence matters. Earlier, Lisa clerked at the National District Attorney’s Association where she worked on trainings on domestic violence, sexual assault and forensic evidence. Lisa co-directs the Domestic Violence Clinical Center in conjunction with St. John’s University School of Law, where she is an adjunct professor. She is a member of the Lawyer’s Committee Against Domestic Violence and served on the Family Court/Family Law Committee of the NYC Bar Association. Lisa has received the Courtroom Advocates Award for her empowerment of domestic violence victims and a Public Service Award from the New York County Lawyers’ Association. She received her J.D. from George Washington University Law School and a B.A. from Bucknell University.