Elise was born and raised in Minnesota and attended Minneapolis Business College earning her Administrative Assistant Certificate in 1999. She began her legal career as a legal secretary with two prominent personal injury law firms in Minneapolis. Elise moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 2003, and until she joined the City, focused her career primarily in family law. Elise earned her Florida Registered Paralegal certification through the Florida Bar in 2009 and has been a member in good standing since that time.
Elise greatly enjoys working for the City and its residents and the unique scenarios each day brings.