Bar and Court Admissions
Marisa Shearer represents clients in complex litigation matters. While in law school, she gained hands-on experience representing detainees in an immigration law clinic. Marisa also worked as a summer law clerk at WTO and at a major telecommunications company. Through these opportunities, she developed experience researching a wide range of legal issues, working closely with clients, and drafting contracts, amendments, and discovery documents.
- Defeated a motion for preliminary injunction in a stray voltage case in New York where the plaintiffs were asking the court to order a multimillion-dollar rebuild of an electrical distribution line and issue unprecedented rules about the delivery of electrical power.
- Represented a cab company that ceased operations in a series of personal injury cases and assisted with case mediations.
- Won walk-away dismissal with no money paid for a national cosmetics company in a talc case with 78 defendants in Denver District Court. The plaintiff claimed that asbestos-contaminated talc in the client's products caused his mesothelioma.
- Drafted a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim in a medical malpractice case in New Mexico state court.
Publications & Speaking Engagements
Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
Colorado Pledge to Diversity, Alumni Mentor
Law School...Yes We Can!, 2022-present
Indoor cycling, international travel and yoga