Alissa grew up in Carmel, Indiana. For undergrad, she went to Loyola University Chicago and majored in Political Science and Communication Studies, with a minor in Business Administration. At NDLS, Alissa has served as the co-president of Legal Voices for Children & Youth and volunteers for Big Brothers, Big Sisters. She will be spending the Fall 2019 semester at NDLS’ London campus. Alissa worked for the Cook County State’s Attorney in the Juvenile Division her 1L summer. Alissa spent her 2L summer as a summer associate at Neal, Gerber, & Eisenberg in Chicago and has accepted an offer to return to the firm in their Labor & Employment practice group after finishing law school.