Founder and Managing Attorney of The Collective, Merissa V. Grayson is a not-so-average Entrepreneurial Family & Business Lawyer, Author, Speaker, and Problem Solver. Her work is centered around Family, Personal, and Business Development. Her client roster includes Professional Athletes, Television and Radio personalities, Producers, Businessmen, Businesswomen, and other high profile individuals.

Named as one of Black Enterprise’s “Top 10 Black Female Attorneys You Should Know,” she has served on the Board of the Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and she has contributed as an expert in numerous publications and has made national radio appearances on KJLH 102.3, KTYM AM 1460 in Los Angeles, KISS 104.1 R&B in Atlanta, the Michael Baisden Show, and more.

Passionate about educating and inspiring people, Merissa is frequently invited to speak at conferences, workshops, schools, churches, legal clinics, non-profits, and many other organizations on topics related to Family, Business, and Self development.

She also facilitates educational and legal seminars and workshops to raise awareness throughout the Black community and to encourage individuals to be proactive in their personal and legal affairs.

In addition to managing The Collective, Merissa also owns a successful Family Law practice in the Greater Los Angeles area, The Law Office of Merissa V. Grayson, which exclusively handles Child Custody & Family Law matters, advocating for parents, children, and families who are navigating the family court system.  Known as America’s Blended Family Expert, she is dedicated to transforming the dynamic of families and lives around the world and is the author of “The Business of Co-Parenting,” a groundbreaking 3-part series written for parents and stepparents who are struggling with making the transition into a Divided/Blended family and/or co-parenting peacefully. Merissa’s commitment to families stems not only from her professional experience as a highly sought after Attorney and Father’s Rights Advocate, but also from her experience as a Wife, Mom, and Stepmother who has personally disentangled the difficult challenges that often come with the territory of divided/blended family living.