Marisa C. Gonzalez


At Boutin Jones, Marisa Gonzalez works with a broad range of clients in a variety of matters, including disputes involving real property, landlords and tenants, data privacy, and commercial and private contracts. Before joining Boutin Jones, Marisa served as a year-long judicial extern to the Honorable Allison Claire of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. Prior to law school, she competed for the University of California, Irvine, as an NCAA Division I Cross Country and Track and Field athlete. In her first year of law school, Marisa won the 1L McGeorge Mock Trial Competition title for Most Professional. The following year she received the title of Most Outstanding Oral Advocate in the 2L McGeorge Moot Court Competition.

“I like the pace of being a litigator.  I have always enjoyed fast-paced and high-pressure situations.  It is gratifying to secure a win for a client after tirelessly advocating on their behalf.”

"I enjoy trail running, hiking, and mountain biking with friends. For me, the perfect day is spent outside, with great company, exploring beautiful natural spaces.”


Represented a general contractor in a construction dispute involving breach of contract claims.

Represented commercial and residential property owners in disputes involving partitions, easements, and title issues.

Assisted with the negotiation of a settlement between a private property owner and a water well drilling company.

Represented an insurance brokerage in an action against a private insurer for the termination of agency contracts.


Honors and Activities

University of the Pacific Law Review, Volume 53, Primary Editor for Comment and Greensheets

Witkin Award for Highest Grades in Statutes and Regulations and Privacy Law

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law: Dean’s List

Professional Associations and Memberships

Cruz Reynoso Bar Association

Sacramento County Bar Association

Community Involvement

Former President, Latinx Law Student Association

Former Board Member, McGeorge Unity Caucus

Founder of the McGeorge Mental Health Week

Criminal Law Fellow

Former Member, Anthony Kennedy Inn of Court