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State of New York
Supreme Court, Appellate Division
Third Judicial Department

Justice Lisa M. Fisher

Justice Lisa M. Fisher
Justice Lisa M. Fisher
  • Appointed to the Third Department effective January 4, 2022.
  • Graduated from University of South Florida and Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University.
  • Admitted to practice of law in 1994.
  • Began her legal career in private practice from 1994 through 2013.
  • Served as court attorney at the Office of Court Administration from 1999 to 2007 and part-time staff attorney for the Ulster County Department of Social Services from 1999 to 2001.
  • Served as an Ulster County assistant public defender from 1995-1999 and from 2011 through 2014.
  • Elected to the Supreme Court for the Third Judicial District in 2014.
  • Recipient of the 2022 Hon. Judith Kaye Distinguished Attorney Award from the Capital District Women's Bar Association and judicial delegate.
  • 2023 Third Judicial District Gender Fairness Committee, Chair.
  • 2015-2021 Member of the Third Department Attorney for the Child Advisory Panel.
  • 2020-2022 Third Department Vice President of the New York Chapter the National Association of Women Judges.
  • Ulster County Bar Association Board member.
  • Director of the 3rd Judicial District for the Association of Justices of the Supreme Court State of New York from 2018-2022, and member of Italian American, Capital District Women's Bar Association, as wells Greene and Albany County Bar Association.