Scott A. Lisgar Background / History
Scott A. Lisgar was born in Springfield, PA and grew up in Bucks County, PA. He graduated from Council Rock High School in 1991 and from West Chester University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree (dual Majors in Business and Finance). Thereafter, he attended law school at Widener University School of Law and graduated in 1998 achieving a Juris Doctor degree. Since then, he has focused his practice on family law. He has been a partner of Keller, Lisgar & Williams, LLP since its formation in 2003.
Scott is dedicated to assisting individuals and families with their most personal legal matters including but not limited to:
Divorce • Custody & Visitation • Child Support • Contempt Violations • Spousal Support • Pre-nuptials
Adoption • Guardianship • Paternity • Name Changes • Property Division – Settlements • Alimony
Protection from Abuse (PFA)
He has a proven track record of successful cases ranging from simple dissolutions with few issues through complex cases requiring protracted trials. He spends each day in the common pleas courts throughout Delaware, Philadelphia, Chester, Bucks and Montgomery Counties litigating family law matters. He strives to be the area’s most effective family lawyer by achieving good results efficiently and keeping his clients well informed about what is happening in his/her case.
Over the past 10 years, Scott has served as an adjunct professor at Manor Community College and Bucks County Community College, teaching Medical Law & Ethics and Business Law to college students. He has also lectured on various legal issues to attorneys fulfilling their continuing legal education requirements, and recently he lectured at the University of Delaware.
As a member of the local bar association, he sits as an arbitrator several times per year hearing cases and rendering awards. He has also been appointed by local judges to arbitrate specific family law issues before they were brought to trial.
Scott is married and has two boys who are actively engaged in competitive sports. He enjoys coaching their baseball teams and managing their competitive snowboarding careers. In addition to balancing his work and family, his competitive nature has driven him to compete in numerous triathlons, including the half-ironman. He is presently training for the full ironman in which he expects to compete in 2012.
Scott is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, and Delaware County Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Delaware County Family Bar Division. He is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1998) and the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1999).
Scott has recurrently been selected as a “Rising Star/Super Lawyer” of Pennsylvania, a peer-selected group of practitioners from around the Commonwealth. No more than 2.5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania are named each year. He was selected in 2010 and 2011.