Lisa was born in Bangor, Maine, in 1960. Her family has lived in Bangor since the 1890s. She studied at the University of Maine and in Mexico City, Mexico. During her senior year in college, she worked for Olympia Snowe as a congressional intern in Washington, D.C. She graduated from the University of Maine School of Law in 1988 and has been practicing at Vafiades, Brountas & Kominsky, LLP since September 1988. She is admitted to practice before the Maine Bar, the United States District Court for Maine and the Penobscot Tribal Court. Lisa’s practice is varied, but she currently focuses on workers’ compensation, Social Security disability, and personal injury law.
Lisa lives in Bangor with her daughter, Johanna. For fun, Lisa walks, kayaks, cross-country skis and is an avid reader. She is a former Board member of the Bangor Humane Society and previously served on the development committee. Lisa also served on the Board of Amicus, an organization which provides professional support for people with disabilities. She is currently on the Endowment Committee for Spruce Run, a local non-profit organization committed to ending domestic violence. Lisa has been a partner at Vafiades, Brountas & Kominsky, LLP since 1996.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Trial Advocacy Award||Maine Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers||1988|
|Partner||Vafiades, Brountas & Kominsky, LLP||1988 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maine Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Governors||2007 - Present|
|Maine State Bar Association||Member||1988 - Present|
|Penobscot County Bar Association||Member||1988 - Present|
|University of Maine School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1988|