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Biography Lisa Fischel-Wolovick
Lisa Fischel-Wolovick, JD, MSW.

Lisa Wolovick Lisa Fischel-Wolovick is an attorney who has represented battered women for thirty years. She is the author of numerous publications including her recent book: Traumatic Divorce and Separation: The Impact of Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse in Custody and Divorce, published by Oxford University Press in 2018. She also helped to organize the first Criminal Court that specialized in domestic violence in New York State. Before becoming an attorney, she obtained her master’s in social work and worked in medical social work, which included advocacy and counseling for battered women. Ms. Fischel-Wolovick is currently teaching Family Violence and Child Maltreatment part-time at the City University of New York, at John Jay College’s graduate program in Forensic Psychology. She is on the Board of Directors of the National Family Court Watch Project. Ms. Fischel-Wolovick is a frequent speaker on domestic violence, child custody, and trauma at national and international conferences. She has provided consultation and training for attorneys, mental health professionals, and the judiciary.

Bar Status:
New York and New Jersey State Bars (1989)
United States Supreme Court (1995)
United States District Court Southern District of New York (2015)

Recorded Decisions:
Leighton v. Leighton, 46 A.D.3d 264 (First Dep't. 2007), 10 N.Y. 3d 739 (N.Y. Court of Appeals 2008);
Jeanne S. v. Salvatore S., 49 A.D.3d 330 (First Dep't. 2008).

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