Ms. Kisby-Meadows received her law degree from the University of Chapel Hill School of Law in 2014. During her time at UNC, Ms. Kisby-Meadows was a member of the UNC Juvenile Justice Clinic serving as counsel for indigent youth in Orange, Durham, and Wake Counties. Ms. Kisby-Meadows also served as a member of the UNC Graduate and Professional Student Attorney General’s staff representing the University in investigating and adjudicating alleged violations of the UNC Honor Code. Ms. Kisby-Meadows also received the UNC Eugene Gressman & Daniel H. Pollitt Oral Advocacy Award.
Prior to attending UNC, Ms. Kisby-Meadows graduated from Duke University (B.A., 2011) with a degree in Public Policy, a minor in History, and a certificate in Documentary Studies. Ms. Kisby-Meadows also studied at Glasgow University in Glasgow, Scotland (2009) and is a member of Chi Omega Fraternity. While at Duke, Alyssa clerked for the Honorable Jesse B. Caldwell, III aiding him with a reform of the Local Rules of Practice for District 27A and instating a Local Media Policy. In a partnership with the Center for Documentary Studies, Ms. Kisby-Meadows produced three photo documentaries to raise awareness of struggles in low income schools, provide a historical account of schools in Durham, NC, and to highlight the impact of a downturned economy in small towns. As a result of her dedication in producing these documentaries, Ms. Kisby-Meadows was offered a position in the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program.
Role at MHC
Ms. Kisby-Meadows practices primarily in the areas of workers’ compensation, general civil litigation and construction law. Ms. Kisby-Meadows is licensed to practice law in North Carolina.
Ms. Kisby-Meadows is a member of the Gaston County, North Carolina, and American Bar Associations.
Since 2015, Ms. Kisby-Meadows has served as a board member for the Girls on the Run of Gaston County. In her time with Girls on the Run, Ms. Kisby-Meadows has served as a Heart and Sole coach at W.C. Friday Middle School, aided in founding the annual Let the Good Times Run benefit gala, and helped expand the reach of the counsel to neighboring Lincoln County.
Ms. Kisby-Meadows was born in Texas and raised in Gaston County, North Carolina. She presently resides in Dallas, North Carolina with her husband, daughter and their two cats. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with her family outdoors.