Marisa Walker is a faculty support specialist at Willamette University College of Law, providing administrative assistance to more than 30 full-time and part-time faculty members in support of their teaching, research, writing and projects, in addition to providing support for the academic centers and Business Lawyering Institute. Serving as coordinator for final examinations each semester, she works with faculty to ensure final examinations are prepared accurately. Working as a faculty support specialist gives her the opportunity to contribute to the success of law school faculty and students.
Prior to joining Willamette Law in 2012, Walker spent 18 years in the medical and legal transcriptionist field, executing projects, company oversight, and managing DigiType Transcription, L.L.C. Before founding DigiType, her professional experience includes providing administrative support within several large private companies, including SAIF Corporation and Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon, as well as the State of Oregon Workers' Compensation Board.
Walker is a native Oregonian and attended McNary High School (Go Celts!) and Chemeketa Community College in Salem, in addition to Oregon State University. She is a professional photographer who enjoys capturing lifestyle portraits and the occasional fine art image. Currently living in Dallas, her free time is often spent cheering on her two sons at soccer matches or skateboarding competitions or doing other activities with her family.