Ms. Kalisz grew up in the heart of Michigan where she raised four children. She served in the United States Air Force as a radio and television broadcaster stationed in The Netherlands and Italy. She obtained her Bachelors in Business Administration at Cleary University magna cum laude. She earned a full honors scholarship to Thomas M. Cooley Law School where she graduated cum laude in 2004. Her love of learning continued and she earned a LLM in 2015. She has 14 years experience defending clients and is licensed in Michigan and Virginia.