Jalisa R. Stevens
Jalisa is a Senior Associate in Copeland Stair’s Atlanta office and is a member of the general liability and insurance coverage and bad faith practice groups. In addition to practicing law, Jalisa is an Adjunct Professor at Georgia State University College of Law where she teaches a specialized litigation course for second year law students. In this course, she guides students, step by step, through the process of complex litigation, merging the legal theories of their fundamental law school courses with the practical tips and tricks she’s learned in the last five years of her practice. Prior to joining CSVL, Jalisa practiced at an interstate civil litigation firm where she managed numerous cases representing individuals, businesses, and insurance companies. She also drafted briefs, motions, and memoranda on behalf of her clients to magistrate, state and superior courts.
Jalisa earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law and was a member of the Labor & Employment Law Society, the Black Law Students Association, and was a part of the Konduros Leadership Development Program. She earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of South Carolina. She is a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. and volunteers for the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer Foundation and Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority Inc.