Lisa M. Butler is the owner of the law firm of Pinto & Butler which specializes in estate planning, probate and estate administration, land preservation and residential real estate. The law office is located in the Princeton area. The firm was established in 1972 and Ms. Butler has over 20 years of experience in these areas of the law.
She is an instructor for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education and lectures on the topics of will drafting, estate planning and probate practice. These seminars are attended by all newly admitted attorneys in New Jersey. Ms. Butler has also lectured before various service and professional organizations and corporations including American Express, UBS, the State of New Jersey - Green Acres Program, Somerset County Legal Secretaries Association and various Land Preservation organizations on the topic of the importance of estate planning.
Ms. Butler's civic involvement includes serving as past-President of the Board of Directors for Crawford House, a halfway house for women recovering from alcohol and substance abuse. Currently, she serves on the Board of Trustees of Homefront, Inc, a local organization that helps families break the cycle of poverty.
She is the co-author with Robert J. Pinto of a book entitled Basic Estate Planning, a professional textbook for attorneys. This textbook is published by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.
She is a member of the American, New Jersey and Somerset County Bar Associations as well as the Mercer County Estate Planning Council.
Ms. Butler holds degrees from Bethany College, the Sorbonne in Paris and Western New England School of Law.