Alyssa focuses her practice in the areas of and Estate and Trust Administration and Civil Litigation. Alyssa entered the practice of law because of her desire to assist people through difficult or complex situations. She is passionate about assisting clients in understanding and navigating a wide range of matters, including the probate process after the loss of a loved one and with general civil court matters.
Alyssa attended Duke University and graduated in 2011 with a B.A. in Public Policy, History, and Documentary Studies and was a member of Chi Omega Fraternity. While at Duke University, she clerked for the Honorable Jesse B. Caldwell, III. She then attended the University of Chapel Hill School of Law and received her law degree in 2014. During her time at UNC, Alyssa was a member of the UNC Juvenile Justice Clinic serving as counsel for indigent youth in Orange, Durham, and Wake Counties and was a recipient of the UNC Eugene Gressman & Daniel H. Pollitt Oral Advocacy Award.
Alyssa was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2014 and entered private practice in Gastonia, NC. Before joining Heritage Law, she maintained a practice representing businesses and individuals in civil litigation disputes with a primary focus on workers’ compensation defense, construction disputes, and contract disputes. She also represented local government entities and Homeowners Associations in collections and foreclosure proceedings as well as assisting a bankruptcy Trustee with litigating bankruptcy adversary proceedings.
She is a member of the Gaston County Bar, North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Bar Association, and American 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 served as a longtime board member for Girls on the Run of the Foothills helping expand the program into neighboring counties. As a parent of a child with hearing loss, Alyssa is an active member in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community and works closely with non-profit, Ear Community, to advocate for federal legislation to improve coverage of services for the Deaf and HoH.
Alyssa was born in Texas and raised in Gaston County, North Carolina. She lives in Dallas, North Carolina with her husband and two daughters. In her free time, she enjoys reading, woodworking, and spending time with her family outdoors.