Lisa M. Gardner


"My goal is to make sure that my clients feel as though they are heard and that their needs and wants are being met. I take an honest approach to every case while zealously advocating for my clients."

LISA M. GARDNER, Esq. joined Wisselman & Associates in 2012, with experience in matrimonial and family law. Ms. Gardner represents clients through all stages of divorce, including equitable distribution, child support, spousal support, custody and parenting time. She handles all Family Court matters, including support, custody and family offense proceedings, and appears in the Family and Supreme Courts throughout Long Island and within the five boroughs of New York City. She places a high value on earning her clients’ trust and respect, and on being a strong advocate to protect their best interests.

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Lisa M. Gardner
  • Practice Areas

    • Matrimonial and Family Law
    • Appellate Practice
  • Employment

    Additional Experience/Positions Held:

    • Child Advocacy Clinic – Hofstra University School of Law
    • Courtroom Advocates Project, Victims of Domestic Violence, Queens Family Court
    • Leader, Divorce Support discussion groups offered to community members

  • Education

    • Hofstra University School of Law
      • Concentration in Child and Family Advocacy
    • University of Michigan (B.A., Political Science)

  • Awards & Recognitions

    Awards, Memberships and Affiliations:

    • 2017 Family Law “10 Best Attorney” Selection for New York, The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
    • 2016-2018 Board of Directors Member at Large, Girl Scouts of Nassau County
    • 2016 Hofstra University School of Law, Outstanding Women in Law: Recognition for making a difference for children and families on Long Island
    • 2016 Long Island Business News Millennial Award
    • 2014-2017New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star
    • 2016 Nominated for Best of L.I. “Best Divorce Attorney” and “Best Attorney” categories
    • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers Top Female Attorney
    • 2015 Long Island Business News Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business
    • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • University of Michigan Alumni Association
    • Presenter, Annual Legal Workshops for Mental Health Professionals
    • Workshop:
      • Solving Custody and Parenting Time Problems

  • Outside The Courtroom


    • 2015 Queens Chamber “What Business Owners Need to be Aware of in a Divorce”
    • “Attorney Communication with DSS” NY Family Law Monthly