Lisa Wexler | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Lisa Wexler is a woman of many accomplishments and talents. She is currently the host of The Lisa Wexler Show and serves as the Westport/Weston Probate Judge. Lisa also hosts and judges the Acorda Scientific Excellence Award, a radio show featuring brilliant high school scientists.
Lisa Wexler has won numerous broadcasting awards and accolades, including the prestigious Gracie Award, the CT Press Club Award, the Best of Gold Coast and the Best of Westchester. The slogan of the show is “If You’re Thinking About It, Lisa’s Talking About It”.
Lisa is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and the New York University School of Law. Lisa was elected to become the Westport/Weston probate judge in 2013. She is also a professional mediator. Lisa is admitted to the NY and CT Bars.
Lisa wrote Secrets of Jewish Mother, with her mother, Gloria Kamen, and her sister, Jill Zarin. Published in English by Penguin/Dutton, the award-winning book was later translated into Chinese, Russian and Japanese.
Lisa has been a frequent commentator on the news. She appeared on FOXTv in Hartford in a segment entitled “WEXing Poetic” for over a year, and has written op-ed pieces for the Hartford Courant, the Connecticut Post, and other publications.
Lisa serves on the Advisory Board for Jane Doe No More and on the Board of The Jeffrey Modell Foundation. She is a member of the Juvenile Justice Oversight Commission, tasked with overhauling CT’s juvenile justice system. In 2019, Lisa was named a News12 “Hometown Hero” for her devotion to the Westport Animal Shelter Association.
Lisa has been married to Bill Wexler for 37 years and is a resident of Westport, CT. Their two kids, Jonathan and Joanna, have flown the coop and are chasing their dreams. Their beloved dog, Sugar, passed away in October. Their new bichon puppy, Shaina, was born on Sugar’s birthday. They consider this a sign.