Attorney Lisa LeFante

  • Practicing Family Law for 34 years
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Licensed to practice Family Law in NC & NJ


Lisa LeFante joined Triangle Smart Divorce after a twenty-one-year courtship that was as inevitable as it was drawn out. Twenty-one years. That’s how long Lisa had known Jenny Bradley. They hit it off from the start, so much so that they will both tell you that they taught the other everything they know about Family Law.

Lisa brings a wealth of Family Law experience to Triangle Smart Divorce. She began her law career in 1989 and has focused almost exclusively on the many complexities and intricacies of Family Law as a member of the New Jersey, North Carolina, and the United States Supreme Court Bars.

Lisa is tenacious. And her tenacity is well-earned. After she graduated, cum laude at that, from Lafayette College, she attended Cornell Law School where – she will happily confirm this – she trudged to classes uphill both ways through knee-deep snow. This will come as no surprise to anyone who has ever visited Ithaca, New York.

We could write about Lisa’s experience with every aspect of Family Law, from divorce to child custody to property division to support and alimony to paternity suits and prenuptial agreements. And we could write about her philosophy – one, of course, deeply shared by Triangle Smart Divorce – that court is the last resort. However, she has extensive litigation experience.  We could write about her tireless efforts as a Parenting Coordinator.

Instead, we’re just going to point to her fervent belief that the best film of the last twenty years is Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. Somehow, that says it all.

When not imparting more wisdom to Jenny, Lisa is guiding her two children in their young adulthood. Luke will be starting his senior year at VMI this fall on a lacrosse scholarship, and his sister, Kylie, just graduated from App State and is working on her Master’s Degree at UNC. Lisa and her husband, Dave, also have two indifferent cats, Mimi and Zeus.

Two more things: Lisa & Jenny played on the Bad News Barristers, the seven-time champions of the Wake County Bar Softball League.  While she doesn’t play for a team anymore, you can occasionally find her playing for her husband’s work team. If she couldn’t be an attorney, Lisa’s dream – and this may say as much about her as her favorite movie – would be to be a singer, despite the fact she absolutely cannot carry a tune. A fact that would not stop her for a minute.

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