MEET THE TEAM
Experienced and Strategic
Attorney A.J. Amissah, graduated cum laude from Benedict College in 2013. After graduating from Benedict College, he attended Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After a year at Southern University, he transferred back home to the University of the District of Columbia School of law. While attending UDCSL, he participated in the Legislative clinic and Special education clinic.
Mr. Amissah graduated cum laude from UDCSL in 2016. After graduating from UDCSL, he worked for the Children's Law Center in D.C. as a Guardian Ad Litem and a Special Education attorney. While at the Children's Law Center, he represented a number of underserved children and parents in disciplinary hearings, IEP meetings, abuse and neglect hearings, and juvenile hearings/mental health proceedings. Mr. Amissah left the Children's Law Center in August 2018 to start his own Law Firm with his classmate Anthony Marsh II, Amissah & Marsh Law Firm. Mr. Amissah, is the founder of the Brown Bag Project DMV, a non profit organization aimed to support and advocate for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Family Law Litigation
Personal Injury Law
District of Columbia
District of Columbia District Court
ANTHONY MARSH II
Attorney Anthony Marsh II was born and raised in Dayton, OH. He completed his undergraduate studies at Bowling Green State University in 2009. He attended Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, before transferring to the University of the District of Columbia School of Law. While attending UDCSL, Anthony represented indigent clients in removal proceedings with the Immigration Law Clinic. He also represented indigent clients in criminal matters before D.C. Superior Court with D.C. Law Students in Court.
Anthony graduated cum laude from UDCSL in 2016. He served as law clerk for the Honorable Hassan El-Amin at the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland, where he focused on criminal, civil, and domestic matters. Anthony is a founding partner of Amissah and Marsh Law Firm, with his classmate A.J. Amissah. He is also a board member for the Brown Bag Project DMV, a non-profit organization aimed to support and advocate for individuals experiencing homelessness.
District of Columbia
Attorney Elsie Karnley, came from a Liberian family. She is a member of Delta Sigma sorority Inc. She went to East Carolina University and majored in exercise physiology minored in biology. She also attended University of Maryland, where she received a Master’s in Healthcare Administration. Ms. Karnley, received her Juris Doctorate (JD) from Southern University Law Center. Ms. Karnley passed the bar in Maryland in 2017. She interned with the United States Senate under Senator Patty Murray.
She is also a former personal trainer and spin instructor and enjoys reading and doing hair in her spare time.
Paralegal Yasmin Hall is originally from Maryland. She graduated from Laurel High School and spent time at PGCC studying art and sociology. She is currently pursuing legal studies at NOVA. Ms. Hall is currently a notary in Maryland and plans to expand this to DC and Virginia. Ms. Hall has her cosmetology license, and in her spare time enjoys drawing, reading and practicing martial arts.