Marissa Major

Marissa Major, Family Law Attorney

Founding Partner

As founding partner of Warren Major LLP, Marissa Major, family law attorney knows that the experience of divorce is often one of the most financially complicated and emotionally traumatic events a person may encounter. Feelings of hopelessness, sadness, anger and exhaustion are normal. Marissa Major helps clients through relationship conflict in a holistic fashion, without sacrificing her clients’ needs and safety. To reach that goal, she offers honest and cost-effective resolution strategies that are tailored to her clients’ unique circumstances. Her goal is to be your exceptional ally through this difficult transition.

Marissa was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2013 after earning her Juris Doctorate from the University of California Hastings College of the Law.

Only seven years later, she was awarded the Super Lawyers Rising Stars designation for 2020 – 2023. Rising Stars is a designation of top-rated practicing attorneys selected through extensive evaluation. The multi-factor selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and evaluations, as well as professional achievement in legal practice.


While in college at the University of California Berkeley, Marissa worked for the Family Violence Law Center and helped obtain restraining orders for victims of domestic violence. At that time, Marissa was the only Spanish speaker and handled all intakes for Spanish-speaking clients.

During law school, Marissa was a founding member of the Medical / Legal Partnership for Seniors, a collaborative effort between UCSF and Hastings to legally and medically advocate for San Francisco’s elderly residents.

Highly Regarded Marin County Family Law Attorney

After graduating from UC Hastings, Marissa began her legal career in family law and estate planning in Marin County. In short time, she became and experienced Marin County family law attorney. Later, she practiced family law at Fox & Bank and expanded her Bay Area Family Law practice to the East Bay.

She then worked with an industry-leading elder abuse firm as a nursing home litigation and elder abuse attorney. Throughout her career, Marissa has litigated high-stakes elder abuse, family law, and commercial cases throughout Northern California.

Marissa has also moderated webinars on audit trails, and participated in ALTA’s Ultimate Trial program at Harvard, numerous seminars on cost reports and deposition tactics throughout the country, and four trial strategy workshops with the renowned Rodney Jew.

Marissa is a zealous advocate for her clients, providing attentive and strategic representation during a difficult stage in their lives. Contact Marissa Major for help with your family law needs today.


  • University of California Berkeley, Bachelor’s degree, History with Honors
  • University of California Hastings College of the Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2013

Areas of Practice

  • Contested Divorce
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • High Asset Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Property Division
  • High-Asset Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Custody and Support Modifications
  • Move-aways and Child Relocations
  • Adoptions
  • Narcissistic Co-Parenting
  • Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Non-marital Separation Agreements
  • Motion To Enforce Or Set Aside A Marital Agreement
  • Post-judgment Modifications
  • Same Sex Partner Cohabitation And Dissolution