Marissa graduated with her B.A. in German and Political Science from the College of Charleston. Before attending law school, she received her M.S in Criminal Justice from Charleston Southern University. Marissa received her J.D. from the University of Massachusetts School of Law-Dartmouth, where she graduated magma cum laude. After graduation, Marissa returned home to South Carolina.
Having grown up in a military family and marrying into the military, Marissa has lived in many places. She was born in Maryland, but now calls South Carolina home, residing in the Aiken area with her husband. In her spare time, Marissa enjoys spending time with her husband, their dog and their horse, and enjoys riding horses.
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