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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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Vermont Law School Alumni Association Award||Vermont Law School||2011|
|John Dellemare Award||Vermont Law School||2011|
|Vermont and New Hampshire Schweitzer Fellowship||Albert Schweitzer Fellowship||2009|
|Attorney||Gale & McAllister, PLLC||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Martin & Associates||2012 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Vermont Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Washington County Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy||Domestic Fishery Management and International Fisheries Management||2015|
|Vermont Law School||Implementing the Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas Guidelines in the United States and Canada||2010|
|Inuit Circumpolar Council's White Paper||Implementing the Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas Guidelines (AOOGG) in Greenland and the Russian Federation||2009|
|Vermont Law Review||Filling an Arctic Gap: Legal and Regulatory Possibilities for Canadian-U.S. Cooperation in the Beaufort Sea||2009|
|Vermont Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Vermont Law School||Environmental Law & Policy||MA - Masters||2008|
|Michigan State University||Fisheries & Wildlife||BS - Bachelor of Science||2007|
|Michigan State University||Environmental Science and Management||BS - Bachelor of Science||2007|
|Vermont Law School Ocean & Coastal Law Conference||Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning: The Intersection between Energy, CMSP, and Our Future Needs, Conference Planning Committee||2011|
|American Agri-Women National Convention: Gateway to Agriculture in the 21st Century||Seminar Facilitator on Energy Efficiency on Your Farm for the Institute for Energy and the Environment||2010|
|Tilth Producers Conference, Organic and Sustainable: The Common Ground||Exhibitor on behalf of Institute for Energy and the Environment||2009|