Marisa Chavez-Columbus, Paralegal

Marisa Chavez-Columbus

As Harris Bricken’s San Francisco lead paralegal, Marisa assists clients with business formations, corporate transactions, real estate law, and litigation matters. In addition to her experience with corporate formations, Marisa is familiar with all phases of litigation from discovery to trial. Her broad knowledge base and organizational skills allow her to provide our clients with deft legal support.

A graduate of UC Berkeley, Marisa received her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature. While attending Berkeley, Marisa led the student government organization as an election coordinator. She was also in charge of numerous student executive and Senate campaigns. In addition to her strong undergraduate foundation, Marisa is building on her enthusiasm for the legal field by attending law school at Golden Gate University School of Law.

When time permits, Marisa indulges her enthusiasm for both indoor and outdoor gardening and design. She also enjoys salsa dancing and hiking around the scenic Bay Area.

More About Marisa

Professional Experience

Paralegal, The Law Offices Of Peter N. Brewer (2017-2018)

Office Manager, Mid Peninsula Electric & Services (2016-2017)

Law Clerk, Family Law Office (2014-2016)


  • Golden Gate University, School of Law (Current)
  • UC Berkeley, BA English Literature (2013)
  • California State University, San Francisco, Paralegal Studies


  • Spanish