Lisa M. Baehre joined Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford’s Catastrophic Personal Injury Department in 2024 where she focuses her practice on representing survivors of child sexual abuse. Ms. Baehre has a distinguished legal career and is an experienced trial attorney and former prosecutor. Prior to joining the firm, Lisa practiced for over twenty years at the Niagara County District Attorney’s Office, notably as Domestic Violence Bureau Chief from 2001-2016 and then as the Special Victims Bureau Chief from 2017-2021 where she prosecuted special victim cases and domestic violence offences.
During her career at the Niagara County District Attorney’s Office, Ms. Baehre was a Faculty Member of the New York Prosecutors Institute and the Law Enforcement Academy. Since 1998, Ms. Baehre has trained and presented for Niagara County Law Enforcement Agencies, Niagara County and Erie County Hospitals, the Safe at Home Conference, the Niagara County District Attorney’s Office and the Niagara University Graduate Program. She has presented on a wide range of matters including sexual violence, domestic violence, sexual violence and strangulation, voir dire, cross examination, case preparation, and courtroom demeanor.
Ms. Baehre resides in Clarence, NY with her husband, two children and two dogs. She is also a ballet teacher at the American Academy of Ballet under the direction of Maris Battaglia.