ABOUT LISA A. AZZATO, ATTORNEY AT LAW
Born in New York and raised on the North Shore of Long Island in Mount Sinai,
Lisa Azzato is proud of her Long Island roots and committed to her community.
Lisa is honored to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s
Long’s Island Chapter and to be an active member of various civic and professional organizations.
Ms. Azzato attended Vassar College and Emory University School of Law. She graduated from Vassar with a Bachelor of Arts in English with Honors. Lisa received her law degree from Emory where she earned a merit scholarship and the American Jurisprudence Award in Ethics. Following her graduation from Emory Law School, Lisa had the privilege to work as a judicial law clerk for a judge in a busy trial court in urban Atlanta dealing with felony, civil, and matrimonial matters. In private practice, Lisa has handled a variety of legal matters including litigation, business formation and representation, real estate, land use and zoning matters, homeowner and condominium association representation, employment issues, and arbitration and mediation of disputes. Ms. Azzato brings a depth of knowledge and experience to her practice of law.
EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Atlanta, Georgia, May 1988
Emory University Merit Scholarship; American Jurisprudence Award in Ethics
VASSAR COLLEGE, Poughkeepsie, New York, May 1985
Bachelor of Arts in English with Honors
Admitted to the state bars of:
New York (2002)
District of Columbia (2001)
U.S District Court for the Eastern District of New York; U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York; Georgia Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Superior and State Courts; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
•Suffolk County Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial & Corporate Practice) •Alexander Hamilton American Inn of Court (A group of judges, lawyers, law professors and law students
focused on improving the skills, professionalism and ethics of the bench and bar.)
ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AFFILIATIONS
•American Arbitration Association, Commercial Arbitration Panelist •American Arbitration Association, Commercial Mediation Panelist •Supreme Court of Suffolk County, Commercial Division, Mediation Panelist •Supreme Court of Nassau County, Commercial Division, Mediation Panelist
•Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Board of Trustees, Long Island Chapter, 2008 – present •Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Advocacy Delegate, 2010-present;
Special Events, Task Force Co-Chair, 2009
•Dress for Success, Brookhaven Chapter, Advisory Board Member, 2010-present •Participant and/or Volunteer for American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Long Island Cares Food Drive, Canines for a Cure, Light the Night Walk, and LIMA Veterans 5K Run •Touro Law School, ADR Client Counseling Competition, Competition Judge, 2007, 2008, 2009 •St. John’s University School of Law Negotiation Competition, Competition Judge, 2009 •National Civil Rights Trial Competition (of St. John’s University Polestrino Trial Advocacy Institute), Evaluator/Judge, 2004 •Emory Moot Court Competition, Competition Judge, 2000 and prior years •Vassar College Alumni Admissions Committee, Alumni Interviewer, 1996-1999, 2003-present
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