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Professional Affiliations

  • Member, King County Collaborative Law

  • Member, GLBT Bar Association of Washington

  • Member, Family Law Section of the American Bar Association

  • Member, Alternative Families Division of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section

  • Member, Washington State Bar Association’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identification Legal Issues Section

  • Member, King County Bar Association Family Law Section

Community Involvement

Lisa Gilmore spent years volunteering with the King County Bar Association Domestic Violence Clinic and is now working with the Greenwood Family Law Clinice.  She also volunteers at FareStart, Habitat for Humanity and other organizations through Helsell Fetterman's Diversity Committee.

Presentations & Awards

Lisa has presented at Continuing Legal Education seminars on the topics of the Indian Child Welfare Act the State Domestic Partnership Registry, Domestic Partnership Agreements and discovery of children’s records.

For her continued work with the King County Bar Association’s Domestic Violence Family Law Clinic, Lisa has received recognition. She received a Special Recognition Award from the Greater Seattle Business Association for Collaboration for Social Change and received a Cynthia Gillespie Award from the Northwest Women’s Law Center for her work with the Marriage Equality Team.


  • Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., 1992)

  • Ursinus College (B.A., 1988)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State Bar, 1994

  • New Jersey State Bar, 1992 (inactive status)

  • Pennsylvania State Bar, 1992 (inactive status)


Lisa enjoys playing soccer, jogging, hiking and skiing.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%
    22 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

9 total 

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  • Paul Choquette

    Lisa Gilmore is a skilled, responsive and experienced family law attorney whom I wholeheartedly endorse. I recommend her whenever my clients need family law services for themselves or their employees. Lisa is an excellent choice.


    Paul Choquette Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Drew Davis

    Lisa Gilmore is one of the most professional, knowledgeable attorneys I have ever had the pleasure of working with.


    Drew Davis Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Helsell Fetterman LLP

1001 Fourth Avenue , Suite 4200

Seattle, WA, 98154-1154


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Cynthia Gillespie Award - Marriage Equality Legal TeamNorthwest Women's Law Center2005
Special Recognition Award Collaboration for Social ChangeGreater Seattle Business Association2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHelsell Fetterman, LLP2009 - Present
AssociateHelsell Fetterman LLP1999 - Present
AssociateFinney, Choquette & Gulich1997 - 1999
AssociateSchuchman, Dyer & McDonald1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
GLBT Bar Association of WAMember2014 - Present
King County Bar Association Greenwood Family Law ClinicVolunteer Attorney2014 - Present
Compass CollaborativeAttorney Member2012 - Present
Seattle Collaborative Divorce ProfessionalsAttorney Member2011 - Present
Future of the Law InstituteVolunteer Attorney2008 - Present
King County Collaborative LawMember2005 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
GLBT Bar Association of WashingtonFormer Board Member2005 - 2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - CamdenLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Ursinus CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2013 Spring CLE ConferenceThe First Peoples' Court: How Tribal Courts' Jurisdiction Can Impact Your Case2013