Marissa L. Hernandez (Bigelli)

Marissa L. Hernandez (Bigelli)

Associate Attorney
Location:
Southport, Connecticut
Phone:
203-254-9877
Fax:
203-255-6991
Email:

Attorney Marissa Hernandez is admitted to practice law in the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island. She is a native of Rhode Island, receiving a B.S. from Providence College in 2006 and her juris doctorate from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2009. In 2011, Marissa opened up her own law practice in Milford, Connecticut, (Law Office of Marissa L. Bigelli, LLC) focusing on Family Law, while also handling small commercial transactions, probate and juvenile matters. In 2015 Marissa took her practice to Bai Pollock Blueweiss & Mulcahey, P.C. where she was an associate attorney, focusing on Family Law.

Attorney Marissa Hernandez is certified by the State of Connecticut as a Guardian ad litem (GAL), as an Attorney for the Minor Child (AMC), and serves as a Special Master in the judicial districts of Milford and Bridgeport. Attorney Marissa Hernandez is a certified Mediator, having completing the 40 hour training certification.

Attorney Marissa Hernandez is recognized as a Rising Star in Connecticut Magazine. Marissa is an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association, Family Law Section, Milford Bar Association, and the Bridgeport Bar Association. Marissa has also served on the Board of Directors for The Foundation, the charitable arm of the New Haven County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Mediation Certification - 40 Hour Course, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2017

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2009
  • Rhode Island, 2009

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 2009
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A. - 2006
    • Major: Marketing
    • Minor: Sociology

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers Rising Stars - 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Milford Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Family Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar Association, Member
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Marissa L. Bigelli, May 2011 – February 2015
  • Bai Pollock Bluewiess & Mulcahey, PC, March 2015 – May 2017
  • Reich & Associates, LLC, May 2017 – December 2017

Languages

  • English (Primary)