J.D., University of California Hastings College of the Law
B.A., cum laude, Goucher College
Bar & Court Admissions
- District of Columbia
Lisa Lawler Graditor
Lisa Lawler Graditor is an associate in the firm’s Estates and Trust, Land Use and Real Estate Transactions Groups in the Frederick office. Lisa has 15 years of professional legal experience in a broad variety of practice areas including estate planning, real estate and business transactions.
In her estate planning practice, Lisa works closely with clients to prepare wills, trust agreements, powers of attorney and advance medical directives. While comprehensively and effectively addressing tax, asset protection and business succession considerations, Lisa ensures that her clients’ personal objectives and priorities are met. For clients with real estate investments or farm holdings, Lisa brings significant real estate development experience to the table. She spent 10 years in private practice representing farmers, entrepreneurs, real estate developers and financial institutions in a wide array of sophisticated real estate transactional and zoning matters.
Lisa also represents residential and commercial real estate developers and builders, non-profit organizations, and financial institutions in all aspects of real estate development including: the rezoning of real property, obtaining site plan and subdivision approvals, contract negotiations, preparation of common driveway and utility easements, and the formation of condominiums and homeowner’s associations. Lisa also spent several years representing low-income seniors with elder law, public benefits, consumer and housing matters at a Chicago-based non-profit legal advocacy organization. She has also spent time working on national housing policy issues at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Affiliations & Community Involvement
Maryland State Bar Association , Member
Bar Association of Frederick County, Member
Frederick County Building Industry Association, Serves on Special Projects Committee
Downtown Frederick Partnership, Member of the Design Committee, Former Counsel