Marissa Leichter, Esq.
Training & Engagement Manager
Marissa Leichter joined FFCR in 2014 the Citizen Review Panel Program Manager after more than 10 years as an advocate for abused and neglected children in Florida’s child welfare system. She spent a decade as a senior program attorney at the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, and more recently as Director of Community & Legal Affairs for Educate Tomorrow. In 2013, Governor Scott appointed Marissa to the Board of Directors of The Children’s Trust. She was selected as a 2011-12 Miami Fellow by The Miami Foundation and has since served on the Foundation’s Engaged Youth Committee. Marissa earned her JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, an MPA from Florida International University and a BA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.