In her spare time, Lisa enjoys the outdoors with her Irish setter, Rock! Lisa loves to travel and explore new places. She has traveled to all of the continents.
I am a passionate, dedicated professional that wants to make a difference. I strive for excellence by going above and beyond expectations. I am inquisitive and innovative in creating solutions. Through my experience and academic knowledge, I am driven to providing the upmost quality service to ensure my clients are happy with the end results.
Lisa is admitted to practice in all Vermont state and federal courts. Lisa’s practice includes commercial and residential real estate, estate planning and administration as well as business and nonprofit law. Before joining the Law Office of Lisa Gale in June of 2015, Lisa worked at Martin & Associates, a general practice law firm in Washington County, Vermont since 2012. Lisa represented clients in a variety of matters including real estate, estate planning and administration, family law, and other civil law matters.
She graduated from Vermont Law School in May of 2011 with a JD and Masters of Environmental Law and Policy. While in law school, Lisa worked as a student-practitioner for the South Royalton Legal Clinic and advocated for legal aid clients in numerous legal settings. Lisa also 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.