Allissa McDonald Myers brings her ambition and passion for helping her clients get the resolution they need to the Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter. She is dedicated to providing confidence and reassurance to her family law clients in their most challenging moments.
Allissa received her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Temple University. She later received her Juris Doctor at the Temple University Beasley School of Law. Allissa has been a member of the Pennsylvania Bar since 2019.
Allissa's legal career kicked off when she interned with the Honorable Jeffery D. Wright in the Court of Common Pleas of Lancaster, where she assisted with the creation of the Lancaster's Veterans Court.
Throughout Law School, Allissa had the privilege of working at the Temple University Legal Aid Office as a Certified Legal Intern where she was able to directly serve underprivileged clients with their legal matters free of charge under supervision of a licensed attorney. Allissa also had the opportunity to intern at Women Against Abuse, a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding the victims of domestic violence. In addition to preparing legal documents, Allissa communicated with clients, served as a courtroom advocate for victim witnesses, and observed court proceedings in Family Court and the Domestic Violence Unit of the Criminal Justice Court.
Later, Allissa worked at the Rocco Law in Philadelphia under attorney James A. Rocco, Esquire. As a Law Clerk, she researched and drafted several appellate briefs adjudicated by the Pennsylvania Superior Court and honed her legal writing skills.
After passing the bar exam, Allissa joined the Law Offices of Jennifer J. Riley in Blue Bell, PA as an associate attorney where she represented clients in Family Law and Civil Matters. She counseled clients regarding their legal options, prepared legal documents and Allissa fiercely advocated for clients during court appearances.