Marissa LaWall is a Staff Attorney in PHLP's Harrisburg office. She began her tenure at PHLP as a Martin Luther King Jr. Fellow.
Ms. Lawall received her J.D. from the Penn State Dickinson School of Law and graduated with a B.S. in Criminal Justice and minor in psychology from Cedar Crest College. Ms. LaWall is a former PHLP intern, and externed in the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Health Care Section. Prior to law school, Ms. LaWall was a legal assistant in a Social Security Disability law office. She received the Monroe E. Trout Legal Medicine Award for Excellence in 2018 and was recognized as a Dickinson Law Miller Center Distinguished Advocate during law school.
Ms. LaWall has dedicated her legal career to public interest work and is committed to giving a legal a voice to individuals who may not otherwise have an opportunity to be heard.