Prior to founding Bennington Law Firm, LLC, Ms. Bennington was a partner with two premier family law firms, where she distinguished herself as an aggressive litigator, focusing on all aspects of divorce, custody and support. In 2015, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court appointed Lisa Bennington to the Domestic Relations Rules Committee for a 3 year term. The Committee consists of only 7 divorce lawyers in the state and the role is to advise the Supreme Court on matters related to the procedural rules governing actions for divorce, support, custody, paternity and protection from abuse. She was elected in 2006 to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 21, where she served a 2 year term, before deciding to return to the practice of law full-time. In the House she was appointed to the following prestigious committees as a freshman: judiciary, environment and energy, finance and commerce. In 2007, Ms. Bennington was appointed by the Speaker of the House to the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
Ms. Bennington is admitted to practice before Pennsylvania's State and Federal Courts. She is also admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia. In 2007, Ms. Bennington was appointed to the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s House of Delegates. In 2009, she was inducted as a Fellow by the Allegheny County Bar Foundation, for lawyers with a commitment to excellence in charitable, community, professional and public service activities. Ms. Bennington was also nominated in 2009 to the Board of Bethlehem Haven, a shelter for homeless women. In July, 2010, Ms. Bennington was nominated to the Board of Directors of Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR). In 2010, she was also elected by her peers to serve a 3 year term on the Family Law Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association, where she was appointed to co-chair the Legislation Committee for 2010-2011. Ms. Bennington is currently a member of the Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee, advising the Supreme Court on matters related to the procedural rules governing actions for divorce, support, custody, paternity and protection from abuse.
Ms. Bennington has authored articles on spousal and child support for the Legal Intelligencier and the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer, the official publication of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Family Law Section. She also has authored Equitable Distribution and Custody updates and lectured on the same at the PBA Family Law Section annual Summer and Winter Meetings. A graduate of Chatham College, Ms. Bennington earned her J.D. from the Duquesne University School of Law.Ms. Bennington is the daughter of Joseph Maroon, M.D., Neurosurgeon, Vice Chairman and Professor of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Paula Helsel, C.R.N.A. Ms. Bennington and her husband, Brad Korinski, Esquire, reside with their daughter Emma in Highland Park.