Alyssa focuses her practice in the areas of Estate and Trust Administration as well as Medicaid Estate Recovery. Alyssa entered the practice of law because of her passion to assist people in understanding and navigating a wide range of matters, including the probate process after the loss of a loved one. She often sees clients during an emotionally complex time in their lives and strives to guide her clients through every aspect of the estate and trust administration process in a way that minimizes additional stress.
Alyssa is a graduate of Duke University with a B.A. in Public Policy, History, and Documentary Studies. While at Duke, she became a member of Chi Omega Fraternity. She received her law degree from the University of Chapel Hill School of Law in 2014.
After law school, she entered private practice in Gastonia, NC maintaining a practice focused on individual and corporate litigation, workers’ compensation defense, local government tax foreclosures, and bankruptcy.
She is a member of the Gaston County Bar, North Carolina State Bar, and North Carolina Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in the state of North Carolina and in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.
Alyssa was born in Texas and raised in Gaston County where she resides with her husband, two daughters, niece, and nephew. In her free time, she enjoys reading, crocheting, and gardening with her family. As a parent of a child with unilateral deafness, Alyssa is an active member in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community advocating for improvements in services for the Deaf and HoH.