LaRissa D. Hollingsworth Associate

  • Biography
  • Professional Associations
  • Awards

LaRissa D. Hollingsworth joined Drew, Cooper & Anding in 2016. Ms. Hollingsworth earned her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University Honors College and her law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2003. Her practice areas include general civil litigation, commercial and business litigation and criminal defense.

Ms. Hollingsworth was a distinguished visiting professor and adjunct professor at the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley School of Law from 2011 to 2015, where she instructed law students in fundamental concepts of workplace and employment discrimination, tort law, and pre-trial skills through the use of hypothetical case problems and lecture.

Ms. Hollingsworth is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Hollingsworth is a member of the following associations:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney, Western District of Michigan
  • Federal Bar Association, Western and Eastern District of Michigan
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • Pine Rest Community Mental Health Board of Directors (Compensation Committee)
  • Former New 2 You Shoppe Board of Trustees
  • Former Grand Rapids Bar Association Board of Trustees (Executive Committee)
  • Former Grand Rapids Christian School Association Board of Trustees (Employee/Personnel Committee, Nomination Committee)
  • 2008 and 2009 SuperLawyer Rising Star
  • 2006 Treasure of Detroit Award
  • 2006 Grand Rapids Giants-Floyd Skinner Award
  • 2004 Lawyer's Weekly, USA “Lawyers of the Year”
  • May 2005 Grand Rapids Magazine
  • June 2005 Essence Magazine

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