Merima received her bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University, where she earned a spot on the President’s List and graduated summa cum laude.  In 2020, she obtained her law degree from Georgia State University College of Law, where she received recognition for excellent performance in lawyering advocacy and graduated magna cum laude.  

During law school, Merima volunteered at Atlanta Legal Aid Society and assisted senior citizens with estate planning and administration. She also served as a student attorney at the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, where she assisted taxpayers with civil federal income tax disputes. Prior to joining WELTY Tax Controversy Counsel, Merima was a deputy clerk at the DeKalb County Probate Court. 

Merima assists clients with federal tax controversy and litigation matters at all stages, including audits before the Internal Revenue Service and litigation in the U.S. Tax Court. She has worked closely with numerous experts on a variety of subject matters, and is experienced with preparing responses during examination, drafting petitions for submission before the U.S. Tax Court, and assisting clients with matters in collections.