Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Tessa L. Chrisman

Associate

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Tessa Chrisman

Tessa Chrisman practices in the firm’s Litigation department, focusing on labor and employment law, education law, personal injury, and commercial disputes. She received her undergraduate degrees from the University of New Mexico, where she graduated with honors, and her J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, graduating magna cum laude. While in law school, she served as the Senior Executive Editor on Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology. She also served as an intern with the Arizona Supreme Court Staff Attorney’s Office and as a Judicial Extern for Judge James O. Browning at the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.

When she’s not working, Tessa enjoys reading historical fiction, watching old movies, and afternoons at the dog park with her two Havanese pups.

Education

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2021

University of New Mexico, B.A. in History, B.A. in English/Philosophy, summa cum laude, 2018

Bar Admissions

New Mexico