Corissa is our Assistant Director for the Department of Faculty Support Services, where she plays a pivotal role in advancing the department’s strategic initiatives and projects. She works closely with faculty members and leadership to drive excellence in service delivery. In her capacity, Corissa also oversees and manages the Faculty Support staff to ensure a consistently high level of service. Collaborating with the Director of Administrative Support Services and Process Improvement, she oversees aspects of HR and contributes to the effective management of program operations or functions.
With an impressive background, Corissa is a certified Paralegal approved by the American Bar Association and holds the esteemed title of California Notary Public. Her dedication extends beyond her department as she actively participates in the Stanford Administrative Champions Team. Here, she serves as a mentor and collaborator, striving for the success of both new and experienced Administrative Associates within the broader Stanford community.
Corissa’s paralegal work spans 13 years of experience in private practice law firms, specializing in Civil Collections and Bankruptcy. In 2016, she earned an Associates’s Degree in Paralegal Studies before joining Stanford Law School in September 2017.
Within her current role, Corissa contributes her expertise to a diverse array of legal fields. These include Health Law, Law and Inequality, Legal Ethics, Torts, Employment Discrimination, Mental Health, Contracts, Election Laws, Law of Democracy, Corporate Law, Campus Sexual Assault, and many more. Her areas of expertise encompass legal research, meticulous fact-checking of scholarly articles, journals, and case law, precise citation practices such as Bluebooking, and the skillful editing and formatting of manuscript work.
Corissa’s commitment to excellence and her multifaceted legal expertise make her an invaluable asset to both her department and the broader Stanford community.