Marissa graduated from the Upstate branch of the University of South Carolina in 2008 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Psychology. In 2011, she received her J.D. from the Charlotte School of Law. Marissa is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina, and is admitted to the U.S. District Court Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina.
After Marissa graduated law school, she practiced family law in Charlotte, North Carolina for four years. Marissa is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the South Carolina State Bar, Charlotte Women Attorneys where she serves as a Community Service Co-Chair, on the Mecklenburg County Bar Nonprofit and Client Pro Bono Committee where she serves on the Family Law Taskforce, and serves as an Assistant Coach for Girls on the Run.
North Carolina State Bar
South Carolina State Bar
Mecklenburg County Bar Nonprofit and Client Pro Bono Committee: Committee Member, Family Law Taskforce
Charlotte Women Attorneys: Community Service Co-Chair
Girls on the Run: Assistant Coach