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Clarissa K. Pintado

Clarissa Pintado represents individuals and corporations in estate and business litigation.  She advises clients on a range of matters including will and trust contests; fiduciary disputes; personal property and real estate, landlord-tenant issues; planning and zoning; construction cases; breach of contract; business torts; and business formation, dissolution, and succession.  Clarissa has experience in federal and state courts in addition to international arbitration forums including the International Chamber of Commerce. 

Clarissa joins the Fiske Law Group after a judicial clerkship for the 18th Judicial Circuit of Virginia for the Alexandria Circuit Court serving Hon. Judges Lisa Bondareff Kemler; Nolan Dawkins, and James Clark.  She previously worked for the Public International Law & Policy Group implementing constitution drafting and peace negotiation programs programs in the Middle East and Eastern Africa. 

Clarissa is also an active member of the community.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Alexandria Bar Association, the Alexandria Bar Foundation, and the Board of the Alexandria Boys and Girls Club.  She is passionate about her role as the Chair of the Alexandria Lawyer Well-Being Committee. She is also a Beat the Odds Mentor and a Jazz4Justice Committee Member.

Education

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American University, M.A., 2014

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American University, J.D., 2013

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American University, B.A., 2008, cum laude

Bar Admission

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Virginia

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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and Western District of Virginia

Honors

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2018 Alexandria Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 Honoree

Professional Associations and Memberships

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Virginia State Bar

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Virginia Bar Association

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Alexandria Bar Association Director (member since 2015, Director since 2017)

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Alexandria Bar Foundation Board Member (since 2019)

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Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference Fourth District Representative (2017-2019)

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Chair of the Alexandria Bar Association Lawyer Well-Being Committee (since 2019)

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Co-Chair Alexandria Young Lawyers (2017-2019)

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Federal Bar Association – Northern Virginia Chapter

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Virginia Women Attorney’s Association

Community Service

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Jazz 4 Justice Committee Member (since 2016)

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Boys and Girls Club of Alexandria, Executive Board Member (member since 2017)

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Beat the Odds Mentor (since 2017)