Carissa Beene graduated Cum Laude in 2009 from William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota. While attending law school, she worked as a student certified attorney at the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, assigned to the Violent Crimes and Narcotics felony prosecution divisions.

Upon graduating, Carissa and her family relocated to Austin, Texas, a wonderful city renowned for its strong sense of community and active participation in the arts. Carissa has been actively serving the people in Williamson and Travis counties since 2010. Carissa’s practice and philosophy is founded upon client involvement – assuring clients’ understanding of and full participation in the legal process and all of the options available.

Bar Membership:

State of California – January, 2010
State of Texas – May, 2010


Juris Doctorate, William Mitchell College of Law 2009
Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota 2004

Professional Affiliations:

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Williamson County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Texas Bar Association
Williamson County Bar Association
California Bar Association


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