Having served as the Director of Education and Member Engagement for two years, Lisa has passionately and creatively supported the mission of the LBA. During her two year tenure with the LBA, Lisa has taken on many new responsibilities and challenges and accepted the role of Executive Director. Not only has she demonstrated her capacity and willingness to manage our organization, she also genuinely loves the mission, the members and her work.
A certified paralegal, she earned her Paralegal Certificate from Penn State University and has been working in Lancaster’s legal community since 1993.
Lisa is a board member of the Lancaster Area Paralegal Association. She is also the originator and chair of the Criminal Law & Forensics Conference, and chair of the community outreach committee. Additionally, she is a proud member of the 100 Women Who Care organization,ABWA and a volunteer for the Transitional Living Center in Lancaster. Lisa is the 2018 recipient of NALA’s Outstanding Contribution Award for her dedication to the advancement of the paralegal profession.
Born and raised in Lancaster, in her limited free time, you can find Lisa cooking, traveling and spending time with her family, friends and French Bulldog, Wrigley.
Charlie Winters, Lawyer Referral Coordinator and Social Media Specialist
Charlie Winters, a Lancaster County native, joins us after graduating from York College of Pennsylvania in May of 2018 with dual degrees in Human Services and Spanish. She also studied abroad in Granada, Spain right before starting her senior year. During her senior year, she interned with the Interpreter’s Office at the York County Judicial Center, learning about the importance of language accessibility within the judicial process. She was an active member on her college campus as a captain of the YCP Dance Team, Spanish tutor, and member of the Tau Upsilon Alpha National Honor Society for Human Services. She enjoys spending her free time in the kitchen baking for her family and friends. Charlie has always been passionate about helping others and looks forward to fulfilling this passion by serving English and Spanish speakers in her role at the Lancaster Bar Association.
Elizabeth Reed, Continuing Legal Education and Membership Coordinator
Elizabeth is a recent graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and is thrilled to be a part of the LBA team. While at F&M, Elizabeth majored in History and Spanish and volunteered with the Latin American Doctors Association at the Lancaster Literacy Council. She was also very active on campus as a member of Sweet Ophelia A Capella, Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity, Sigma Delta Pi Hispanic Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, and as the student co-chair of F&M Votes. Although Elizabeth is a proud Iowan, she is excited to live in Lancaster and be part of this vibrant community. When not working, she spends her time training for half-marathons, exploring the outdoors, and eating delicious food. Elizabeth thrives on learning new things and helping others, so she’s very happy to join LBA team and to share her skills and passions with the Lancaster community.
Kaitlyn Shoffstall, Law Review Coordinator and Bookkeeper
Kaitlyn, born in Lancaster County, is excited to be a part of the LBA! She comes with years of experience in Accounting, Human Resources, and Customer Service. Kaitlyn is currently attending Harrisburg Area Community College for her Associates in Paralegal Studies. In her free time, she enjoys traveling to new places, trying new foods, and spending time with family and friends. She enjoys giving her time and helping others in any way possible. Kaitlyn volunteers at the Water Street Rescue Mission and Salvation Army during the holiday seasons and routinely throughout the year, focusing on supplying food and basic necessities to the less fortunate families across Lancaster County. She has also spent time giving to the Milagros House, which benefits women and their children who are without permanent housing. It goes without need to say that Kaitlyn enjoys giving back to her community and is looking forward to contributing in every possible way here at the LBA!