Alexandra went straight into the criminal defense practice after graduating cum laude from SMU Dedman School of Law and has experience in a wide array of criminal matters, both state and federal. Alexandra has represented clients through all stages of the criminal process, from presentations to the grand jury pre-indictment all the way through to trial. Alexandra has also assisted many clients with post-conviction issues, such as petitions for orders of expunction and orders of non-disclosure, which can provide clients the opportunity to move forward with a clean record after certain arrests.
Alexandra takes the responsibility of representing individuals in criminal cases very seriously. She has always felt drawn to criminal defense and is dedicated to ensuring that her clients are afforded the full benefit of every right they are entitled to. Her compassionate approach helps to guide clients as smoothly as possible through what is often a very trying process. She is tireless in her efforts to secure the best possible outcome for her clients and is not afraid to think outside the box in order to achieve successful resolutions.
During law school, Alexandra pursued her interest in criminal defense by serving as a student attorney in the SMU Criminal Justice Clinic. This allowed her the opportunity to represent numerous indigent criminal defendants in Dallas County through all stages of misdemeanor prosecutions. While still a student attorney, Alexandra represented one of her clients through a full jury trial in County Criminal Court No. 10, obtaining a verdict of not guilty for her client on an assault family violence charge.
Alexandra also gained valuable insight into federal court practice by serving as a legal intern to the honorable David L. Horan, United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Texas, during her second year. In addition, Alexandra was a member of the prestigious SMU Law Review Association, where she honed her legal research and writing skills.
Alexandra represents clients through all types of state and federal misdemeanors and felonies, including driving while intoxicated, drug offenses, theft, assault, assault family violence, sexual assault, criminal mischief, health care fraud, Medicaid fraud, mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, and conspiracy, among many other state and federal crimes.