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Alexandra J. Sipes     |     Associate

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Alexandra Sipes represents established businesses and individuals in all aspects of civil litigation throughout state and federal courts in Virginia.  Her practice focuses on the defense of claims related to general liability, automobile liability, premises liability and personal injury.

A Kentucky native, Alexandra moved to Virginia to attend George Mason University School of Law where she now serves as an adjunct professor for the first year legal research, writing, and analysis program.  Prior to joining the firm in March 2021, Alexandra served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Daniel S. Fiore II at the Arlington County Circuit Court.  She then went on to work at other insurance defense firms in Northern Virginia where she was responsible for handling a diverse case load, including auto accidents, medical malpractice, employment disputes, premises liability, and construction defects.

Education
  • Eastern Kentucky University, B.A., 2012, Honor Scholar
  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 2015
    • Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association Student Advocacy Award
    • Research Editor, Civil Rights Law Journal
    • President, Trial Advocacy Association
    • 2015 National Runner-Up, American Association of Justice Student Trial Advocacy Competition
Professional  Activities & Honors
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
    • Director at Large, 2019 – present
    • Chair, Young Lawyers Section, 2018 – 2019
    • Vice Chair, Young Lawyers Section, 2017 – 2018
    • VADA Members Spotlight, September 2019
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Fairfax Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
    • Board of Directors, 2018 – 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America:  Ones to Watch
    • Commercial Litigation, 2021
  • Virginia Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2021
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit

 

Presentations
  • “Taking Remote Depositions & Other Deposition Challenges” – VADA Deposition Workshop 2021
  • “The Impacts of Spoliation in Litigation” – VADA Young Lawyers Boot Camp 2020
  • “How to Defeat the Reptile” – VADA Young Lawyers Boot Camp 2018