Lisa K. Stern, Team - Stephen Durbin And Associates

“The practice of law is more than a profession to me. It is a commitment to strive to obtain the fairness and justice my clients deserve when navigating the complexities of the legal system”.

Lisa K. Stern

Associate Lawyer


  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • Queen’s University
  • LL. B (Civil Law)
  • JD (Common Law)
  • Law Society of Ontario
Volunteer Experience
  • Grimsby Minor Hockey Association
  • Grimsby Youth Soccer Association
  • Burlington Lions’ Optimist Hockey Association

Lisa attended Université de Sherbrooke, where she obtained her LL.B in Civil Law and then Queen’s University, where she obtained her JD before being called to the Ontario bar in 2001.  Since then, Lisa has practiced law in Ottawa, Toronto and Hamilton before making her permanent home in Burlington in 2010.

Lisa is passionate about obtaining justice and striving for fairness which is evident when she represents her clients. When advocating for her clients, Lisa brings a wealth of legal and personal experience. She always puts the best interests of her clients and their children first and, as such, is a strong proponent of a resolution-focused approach, considering litigation a last resort.

Over the years, Lisa has been an active volunteer in the Burlington community and remains an avid supporter, fan and spectator of her three sons and two step-sons’ various extracurricular activities and scholastic achievements.

Outside of work, when not involved with her sons, Lisa likes to read, crochet, knit, listen to true crime podcasts and relax with her husband and two dogs.

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What our clients say

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really appreciate all the hard work

Stephen and his team helped my parents settle their divorce ammicably after 20 years of separation! I am glad I didn’t have to mediate or take sides – really appreciate all the hard work that was put into my family’s situation and that we can all put it behind us.

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What a difference

What a difference an experienced lawyer does make. With Stephen, It was a legal experience, but it was also therapeutic in some ways because he seemed to know exactly what I was going through and his confidence gave me confidence through the process. Can’t thank him enough. It’s great to move on.

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My go-to lawyer

Stephen is my go-to lawyer during difficult times. His knowledge, wisdom, and expertise is simply unparalleled. He puts you right at ease and knows exactly how to handle any situation. Thank you for all your help.

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