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Marissa Leigh Elkins

Marissa Leigh Elkins

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Civil Rights, Appeals

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    10 years
  2. Personal Injury: 4%
    6 years
  3. Appeals: 3%
    10 years
  4. Civil Rights: 3%
    6 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Peter Irvine

    Attorney Elkins is a compassionate advocate, with excellent training and a dedication to defending her clients.


    Peter Irvine Entertainment Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Marissa Elkins, Attorney at Law

48 Round Hill Rd., Suite 1
Northampton, MA, 01060


TXNot Eligible to Practice - Administrative200505/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarThomson Reuters Super Lawyers2013
LexisNexis Pblishing AwardUniversity of Connecticut2005
Best Oral AdvocateWhittier Nat'l Juvenile Law Moot Court Competition2004
CALI Award, Civil Appellate Litigation ClinicUConn Law2004
ChampionUConn Loiselle Moot Court Competetion2003

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Connecticut School Of Law2013 - 2013
AttorneyMarissa Elkins, Attorney at Law2012 - Present
PartnerAllison, Angier, Bartmon, Elkins, & Fernald, LLP2009 - 2012
Staff AttorneyCommittee For Public Counsel Services2006 - 2009
Judicial Law ClerkFederal Magistrate Court2005 - 2005

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Hampshire County Bar AssociationPresident Elect2012 - Present
Hampshire County Bar AssociationExecutive Committee2011 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Indigent Defense Committee Search forIndigent Defense Committee2011 - Present
Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2011 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Drug Trafficking AcquittalNot guilty on all counts
Client Acquitted of Aggravated Assault and Battery ChargesNot guilty on all counts
Client Acquitted of Assault and BatteryNot guilty on all counts

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Publication NameTitleDate
The Champion: The National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersGideon-Evading Machinations and the Costs of Defense2014

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of HoustonTheaterMA2002
Austin CollegeCommunication Arts, HistoryBA1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Hampshire County Bar Advocate TrainingThe Language Impaired Client2014
Bar Advocate TrainingUse of Adjutant Evidence at Trial2010