Lisa R. Zonder, Esq., Lead Counsel
Lisa R. Zonder has been practicing law since 1991 and founded Zonder Family Law in 2003. Throughout her career, Lisa has handled the divorces of celebrity clients, biotech, high tech industry professionals, teachers, doctors, business owners, a judge, high profile musicians, Wall Street bankers, social workers, homemakers, and stay-at-home mothers and fathers.
A native of New York, Lisa received departmental awards in Political Science, her chosen major in college. After completing only three years of college, Lisa was accepted on an early admission basis ("Accelerated Entry Program") before the age of 19 to law school. After that, she completed her Juris Doctor in 1990 and went on to work for a 25-attorney family law firm in Los Angeles.
Lisa has been certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Family Law, since 1999. She is a member of: the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (prior); the San Diego County Bar Association Certified Family Law Specialists; and the Bar Association of North San Diego County. ISLN: 916985408
Being informed and sharing legal insight with the community is important to Lisa. She has served as a guest instructor at the University of San Diego ("USD") for their paralegal Legal Research class, has lectured on the topics of divorce, and served as Chair of the Family Law Committee of the Bar Association of North San Diego County. She is also an author of legal articles published nationwide.
On a personal note, Lisa has personally endured the divorce process. When asked what she wants her clients to understand about divorce, she stated: "That life goes on after divorce." Case in point, Lisa and her husband are happily married with three children. The Zonders are active in community events and are an athletic family.