As a perpetual learner with a passion for the law, Alexa Halkias found her calling as a trial lawyer. Described as dedicated to a fault and intellectually curious, she enjoys the evolutionary and ever-changing aspects of the law, as well as having the opportunity to advocate for clients.
Practicing in the firm’s Complex Litigation, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device, and Toxic Torts & Products Liability groups, Alexa was a member of the firm’s 2022 Summer Associate Class. Her responsibilities include, but are not limited to, research, motions drafting, witness preparation, and analyzing discovery documents for the firm’s litigation matters.
Alexa earned her J.D. from William & Mary Law School, where she was Lead Articles Editor of the William & Mary Law Review, a Legal Practice Fellow, and received numerous honors including the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Advanced Legal Research and the Gambrell Professionalism Award. During law school, Alexa was a legal intern in the Trial Division of the Missouri State Public Defender. She also served as a Research Assistant to Professor Paul Marcus. Alexa rounded out her law school experience working in the Elder and Disability Law Clinic and serving as Executive Board Member of Students Against the Death Penalty.
Graduating summa cum laude from West Virginia University with a double major in English and History, and a minor in Law and Legal Studies, Alexa was recognized as an Eberly Scholar and Eberly College Outstanding Senior in History, as well as awarded the Virginia Butts Sturm Undergraduate Scholarship. She served as a legal intern through the Governor’s Internship Program with West Virginia Public Defender Services (PDS).
When she’s not practicing law, Alexa spends time with her family, her identical twin sister who is also a lawyer, and her labradoodle. As a West Virginia native, she enjoys Appalachian history and trips to the state, as well as exploring in her new home of Washington, DC.
EducationWilliam and Mary School of Law (J.D., 2023) West Virginia University (B.A., 2020, summa cum laude)
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