Lisa C. Smith

Liaison from the ABA Criminal Justice Section

Lisa C. Smith is Chief Counsel for Family and Gender Violence at the New York State Office of Court Administration, Office of Policy and Planning. Ms. Smith is responsible for legal, policy, training and operational issues in gender and family violence courts throughout NYS. She was formerly the Executive Assistant for Domestic Violence and Child Abuse in the Office of the Kings County District Attorney. Lisa was also a Professor at Brooklyn Law School where she was the Director of Criminal and Judicial Externships and the Prosecutors Clinic in which she supervised students prosecuting cases, often in the domestic violence parts in the court system. Most recently, Ms. Smith was in private practice in the areas of Title IX and sexual harassment on college campuses, working with numerous high schools and colleges on campus safety issues. Lisa currently serves as a liaison to the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence, the New York State OPDV Advisory