Alyssa joined Smith & Lowney in 2016. Alyssa earned her J.D., with a certified concentration in both Environmental Law and Ocean and Coastal Law from University of Oregon School of Law. While attending University of Oregon, Alyssa was an Oceans, Coasts, and Watersheds Fellow for the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center. She was also a member of Land, Air, Water (LAW), the student group responsible for putting on the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference.
During Alyssa's first summer of law school, she interned for Trout Unlimited in Berkeley, California, helping to protect California waters for its salmonid species. During her second summer of law school, Alyssa interned for Lawyers for Clean Water in San Francisco, California, working on Clean Water Act cases around the State. Alyssa also volunteered for and participated in the clinic for the Western Environmental Law Center, where she worked on Endangered Species Act cases and the Atmospheric Trust Litigation. Prior to joining Smith & Lowney, Alyssa was a judicial law clerk for Judge Bruce I. Weiss in Snohomish County Superior Court.
When not in the office, Alyssa enjoys a wide variety of snow and water sports, aerial circus arts, camping, and any manner of outdoor adventure.
Alyssa holds a B.S., magna cum laude, in Marine Science with a minor in Environmental Science from Coastal Carolina University.