Marisa Leon was born and raised in Texas City, Texas. Marisa graduated from the University of Houston-Clear Lake with a degree in Healthcare Administration and earned her law degree from South Texas College of Law.
Marisa is a Spanish speaking attorney who practiced family law and insurance defense prior to becoming an entrepreneur. She co-founded a nationwide court reporting firm as the Executive Vice President and assisted in the company’s growth for the next several years. Marisa returned to the practice of law where her experience as an attorney and entrepreneur have been invaluable to her in understanding the needs of her clients and helping clients achieve their desired outcome.
Marisa always had a special interest in personal injury which led her to The Shellist Law Firm where she continues to assist clients with their personal injury needs. At the Shellist Law Firm, Marisa uses her prior experiences in healthcare and insurance defense to give the firm’s clients a tactical advantage. Marisa considers it a privilege to help clients get the justice they deserve. No matter what type of case a client was involved in, Marisa is there for the firm’s clients when they need her most.
Marisa is a Past President and current Board of Director for the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston. She has been a Board of Director since 2010 and was awarded the President’s Award twice in recognition of her exemplary service and dedication to the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston.
Marisa has two children, Daniel and Alyssa, both away at college. In her free time, Marisa enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with family and friends.