Marissa joins the Compass team from Detroit, MI.
A few years ago, Marissa took a trip to Washington D.C. and fell in love with the area. In the beginning of 2021, she decided to make the move with her 11-year-old son, Michael.
Marissa was born and raised in Detroit by her mother who is a social worker and Christian minister. She earned her BA in Political Science from Wayne State University and has been a paralegal/legal assistant for over 7 years. Marissa has worked with some of the best attorneys in the state of Michigan, including local famed attorney Geoffrey Fieger and Jonathan Marko with whom she has collaborated with on several high-profile civil rights cases.
Marissa is passionate about helping others and enjoys learning new things. She is currently learning to speak Portuguese. Her hobbies include reading, writing, and painting.
Wayne State University, B.A.