Carissa is a lifelong vegan, and is the Founder and CEO of BevVeg! International and Carissa’s law firm manages BevVeg! International, the premier vegan certification firm. Her law firm brings credibility and transparency to the regulation of vegan that does not exist anywhere else.
BevVeg! International was featured in Forbes, California Wine Advisory, PETA, CBS News, Social Life Magazine, and the Minnesota Growler to name a few for being the expert authority in vegan certification. BevVeg! has certified beverages around the globe from Napa to South Africa, including Bellissima Prosecco, Christie Brinkley’s line of sparkling wines.
Carissa is licensed to practice law in New York, Washington D.C., and Florida. Aside from anchoring on the Law & Crime Network as a show host weekly, you may have seen her on Nancy Grace, Dr. Drew, Fox News, CBS, CNN/HLN, Sirius radio, and other major news media outlets as the legal expert.
Before founding her own law firm, Carissa worked as a Prosecutor acting as lead counsel in jury trials. She was also a litigation attorney at a big global law firm (Greenberg Traurig), a law Clerk for the California Supreme Court, and legal counsel for a law clinic representing indigent clients, to name a few.