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Lisa is admitted to practice in all Vermont state and federal courts.  Lisa’s practice includes nonprofit corporations and property (real estate, wills, probate) matters.

She graduated from Vermont Law School in May of 2011 with a JD and Masters of Environmental Law and Policy.  At Vermont Law School, Lisa worked on the Carbon Reduction Task Force and Campus Greening Committee to propose and implement Vermont Law School’s first “Carbon Reduction Plan.”  Lisa has written memoranda on Alaska’s legal framework of oil and gas development as well as their predator control program while working at Trustee’s for Alaska as an environmental law intern.  In addition, Lisa worked as a law intern with the New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries Legal and Prosecution Office to reform new Zealand’s aquaculture and foreshore and seabed legislation.  After working in New Zealand, Lisa commercially seined salmon out of Valdez, Alaska.  At Vermont Law, Lisa worked as a VLS Ambassador, Teaching Assistant to the Environmental Legal Research & Writing course, and Research Associate for the Institute for Energy and the Environment primarily working on agricultural energy efficiency and outreach as well as Arctic oil and gas development.

In 2007, Lisa graduated from Michigan State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in Environmental Science and Management as well as Fisheries and Wildlife with minors in Environmental Economics and Policy and Science, Technology and Environmental Public Policy.  As an undergraduate at Michigan State, Lisa participated in a study abroad program, where she traveled to Ushuaia, Argentina, Antarctic Peninsula and Antarctica researching the science, policy, and history of the area.  Lisa also worked as a student assistant at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Pollution Prevention Section where she created a “Greening Your Office and Saving Money” fact sheet and worked with the Retired Engineers Technical Assistance Program to research innovative pollution prevention techniques to help companies and state departments reduce their energy consumption.

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys the outdoors! She also serves as a volunteer int he following capacities: as the Past President of Sigma Alpha Sorority, a professional agricultural sorority dedicated to cultivating professional women in agriculture; Vice President of Sigma Alpha Sorority Educational Foundation; Treasurer of Phi Alpha Delta International Educational Foundation; Secretary of the Professional Fraternity Association; Vermont Law School Leadership Committee and Leaders' Circle; and Vermont Law School Alumni Association Director.  She also serves as the Administrative Assistant for American Agri-Women.


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 70%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Probate: 10%



Hourly ($195/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Andrew B. Delaney

    Lisa is extremely sharp. She is thorough, competent, and tenacious. We've worked together on several personal injury cases with a 100% success rate. I endorse her wholeheartedly.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

The Law Office of Lisa Gale, PLLC

78 Severence Green, Suite 102
Colchester, VT, 05446


VTAuthorized to practice law201308/09/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Vermont Law School Alumni Association AwardVermont Law School2011
John Dellemare AwardVermont Law School2011
Vermont and New Hampshire Schweitzer FellowshipAlbert Schweitzer Fellowship2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Lisa Gale, PLLC2015 - Present
AttorneyMartin & Associates2012 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Vermont Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Washington County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Ocean and Coastal Law and PolicyDomestic Fishery Management and International Fisheries Management2015
Vermont Law SchoolImplementing the Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas Guidelines in the United States and Canada2010
Inuit Circumpolar Council's White PaperImplementing the Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas Guidelines (AOOGG) in Greenland and the Russian Federation2009
Vermont Law ReviewFilling an Arctic Gap: Legal and Regulatory Possibilities for Canadian-U.S. Cooperation in the Beaufort Sea2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Vermont Law SchoolEnvironmental Law & PolicyMA - Masters2008
Michigan State UniversityFisheries & WildlifeBS - Bachelor of Science2007
Michigan State UniversityEnvironmental Science and ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Vermont Law School Ocean & Coastal Law ConferenceCoastal and Marine Spatial Planning: The Intersection between Energy, CMSP, and Our Future Needs, Conference Planning Committee2011
American Agri-Women National Convention: Gateway to Agriculture in the 21st CenturySeminar Facilitator on Energy Efficiency on Your Farm for the Institute for Energy and the Environment2010
Tilth Producers Conference, Organic and Sustainable: The Common GroundExhibitor on behalf of Institute for Energy and the Environment2009