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Alyssa Garcia

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Alyssa Garcia Associate

Bio

Admissions:

  • Washington State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

Education:

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Seattle University School of Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Seattle University

Professional & Civic Engagement:

  • Member, Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, AFL-CIO Union Lawyers Alliance
  • Member, Filipino Lawyers of Washington
  • Member, Asian Bar Association of Washington

Since joining Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt, Alyssa has represented public- and private-sector unions and individual employees in various aspects of litigation and administrative proceedings. She has also advised organizational clients on various employment and administrative matters.

Before joining the firm, Alyssa clerked for Associate Chief Justice Charles Johnson of the Washington Supreme Court. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law. During law school, Alyssa participated in a wide breadth of state and federal litigation. She interned within the Western District of Washington with Magistrate Judge Theresa Fricke and the Federal Public Defender’s office. She worked on economic justice impact litigation at Columbia Legal Services and advised on employment matters at a Seattle law firm. Alyssa was involved with the Asian Pacific Islander Law Students Association (APILSA), competed regionally as a member of the moot court board, and served as an editor on the Seattle University Law Review.

Before law school, Alyssa organized immigrant rights campaigns at OneAmerica. She earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from Seattle University, where she studied public affairs and economics.

Publications:

  • Comment, Much Ado About Nothing?: The Significance of Sanctuary Laws, 1 Seattle U. L. Rev. 185 (Oct. 2018).