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Marissa Khetan

Portfolio Manager

Marissa Khetan is a portfolio manager on the Design Your Own Fellowships team.

Marissa served as a 2018 Equal Justice Works Fellow in the Crime Victim Justice Corps, where she provided immigration and victim counsel representation to immigrant survivors of human trafficking. Hailing from Pennsylvania, Marissa began her career as an immigration attorney and has provided holistic legal services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for the better part of a decade. She also helped originate the Consumer Finance Project at Mental Health Advocacy Services of Los Angeles, where she served low-income adults and children with mental health disabilities. Marissa is passionate about connecting new attorneys to public interest opportunities and helping them advocate for themselves and their mental health within the sector. She currently resides in Pasadena, CA where she enjoys all classic California outdoor activities with her partner and son.

Marissa received her undergraduate degree in Spanish from Grove City College and her J.D. from Widener University Commonwealth Law School, both in Pennsylvania. She is licensed to practice in California and holds court admission for the Central District of California.