Lisa L. Halbert

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Lisa L. Halbert

Northampton, Massachusetts

"I like the tangibility of estate planning. Much of it is about working the numbers and finding solutions to challenges. I get great satisfaction from making my clients understand their complex issues by breaking them down into simple pieces. Solving their problems makes me happy."

Lisa is a member of the firm’s estate planning, elder and real estate departments. She is especially focused on matters relating to asset protection.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning & Elder
  • Real Estate & Zoning

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1987


  • Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • Amherst College
    • B.A.

Published Works

  • Qualifying for Medicaid: What Families Need to Know About What Dictates Eligibility, Healthcare News, July 1, 2014
  • A Never-ending Process - Here’s a Helpful Estate-planning Year-end Checklist, BusinessWest, December 16, 2013
  • Call Your Lawyer: Don’t Put Off Estate Planning for Your College-aged Children, July 21, 2013
  • Crosses to Bear: Health Care Proxies and How Religious Beliefs May Affect Them, Healthcare News, July 1, 2012
  • The Sandwich Generation: Coping with Being Stuck in the Middle, Caring for Parents and Kids, Healthcare News, June 1, 2012
  • Asset Protection Planning: Strategies for saving your money from nursing home expenses, Live Well, Daily Hampshire Gazette, February 15, 2012
  • When a Loved One Passes Away - Steps to Take Even If You Think There Is No "Probate" Estate, BusinessWest, December 18, 2006


  • Contributor, Estate Planning Bits

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Montessori School of Northampton, Member, Board of Directors
  • The Montessori School of Northampton, Treasurer
  • The Montessori School of Northampton, Executive Committee, Member
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampshire County Bar Association
  • Real Estate Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, Habitat For Humanity

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  • Western New England College School of Law, J.D.
  • Amherst College, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member: Board of Directors, The Montessori School of Northampton; also Treasurer, and member of Executive Committee
  • Volunteer: Habitat For Humanity

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Hampshire County Bar Association
  • Real Estate Bar Association