Marissa S. Claxton – Associate

(574) 243-4100

Marissa joined May Oberfell Lorber in 2022 after graduating from Michigan State University College of Law. While in law school Marissa served as a judicial law clerk at the Berrien County Courthouse and worked as an intern in the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office gaining both pre-trial and trial experience. Marissa also has experience working as a Clinician in the Michigan State University Chance at Childhood Clinic providing free legal services to families in need. During her free time, she enjoys spending time along Lake Michigan as well as spending time with her family and friends, including her Labrador Retriever, Oakley.


Practice Areas

  • Family & Domestic
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • St. Joseph County Bar Association


  • State of Indiana
  • State of Michigan


  • B.A. in Political Science – Prelaw from Michigan State University, 2018
  • J.D. from Michigan State University College of Law, 2022

Personal Snapshot

  • Michiana Native
  • Michigan State Spartans fan
  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish fan
  • Miss Buchanan, Inc. Volunteer

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