Alissa is originally from Carmel, IN. She attended Loyola University Chicago for undergrad where she majored in Political Science and Communication Studies. At NDLS, Alissa is on the executive board of Legal Voices for Children & Youth and is a volunteer for Big Brothers, Big Sisters. She worked as a law clerk for the Cook County State’s Attorney in the Juvenile Division during her 1L summer. Outside of law school Alissa is frequently looking for new pizza places and places to make wheel-thrown ceramics.