Prior to joining Notaro Epstein, Alyssa was a staff attorney at KidsVoice, where she focused her practice on the advocacy of abused, neglected and at-risk children in Juvenile Court on issues of dependency, custody, and adoption. Prior to that, Alyssa was an associate attorney practicing in family law matters.
Alyssa attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA where she earned her Bachelor's degree in International Relations and earned a minor in Economics. She went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate degree from Duquesne University School of Law. During law school, Alyssa concentrated her studies on family law matters. She was a certified legal intern for the Duquesne Family Law Clinic and interned at another local family law firm. Upon graduation, she was awarded the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Award for her academic excellence, commitment to the practice and development of family law and highest standard for ethical behavior. She was also awarded a Certificate of Recognition for her outstanding service, dedication and commitment to public service.
Alyssa’s experience in family law and background in juvenile law has shaped her into a passionate and dedicated advocate. While at Notaro Epstein, Alyssa continues to serve the needs of children by volunteering as a court appointed Guardian Ad Litem in complex custody cases. Her past and current experiences in navigating complex, emotional legal matters is what allows her to help her clients through the legal process with both compassion and persistence.
Alyssa is admitted to practice law in the state of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court of Western Pennsylvania.
Outside of the office, Alyssa enjoys exploring the various areas of Pittsburgh with her Wife and traveling to central Pennsylvania to spend time with family.