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Alezah
Trigueros

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T. 925.330.0526

Alezah’s interest in employment law, love of writing, and passion for helping others align in her role as an investigator. She found that the process of neutral decision-making and working toward a fair outcome for all involved is the perfect fit for her.

Experience

Alezah has led or assisted in more than 150 workplace investigations since joining the firm in 2014. These have included allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault, discrimination, ethical violations, workplace bullying, and retaliation.

Alezah has worked with public entities, private entities, and nonprofits. Her investigations have involved employees, management, and employee organizations, and have included agency-wide investigations and environmental assessments. She has investigated allegations against high-level executives, elected officials, and high-profile individuals in the entertainment industry.

Alezah also conducts Title IX investigations for educational institutions. These have included investigations in schools at all levels of education, from grade schools to universities, at both public and private institutions. She has investigated complaints in athletic departments, Greek life organizations, and between faculty members.

Alezah graduated from the Associate of Workplace Investigators (AWI) Training Institute for Workplace Investigators. She is an AWI Certificate Holder (AWI-CH) and serves as Junior Faculty for the Institute. She has also received training certificates from the Associate of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) and T9 Mastered to conduct Title IX investigations.

Outside the Office

Alezah is a Bay Area native and avid hiker, camper, and backpacker. You will often find her hiking Mount Diablo or the East Bay Regional Parks or camping on the coast or in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Alezah also enjoys all things spine-chilling, including horror movies, murder mystery novels, and true crime podcasts.

 

  • “Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations Without the Workplace,” Bloomberg Law, co-author, August 13, 2020
  • “Addressing the Elephant in the Room: The Impact of Race in Investigations,” AWI Journal, co-author, June 2020
  • “The Meaning of ‘Due Process’ in Harassment Investigations,” California Labor & Employment Law Review, co-author, November 2019
  • “Guidelines for Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: An Update,” California Labor & Employment Law Review, co-author, March 2018
  • “Federal Court Rules that Yelp’s ‘Hard Bargaining’ Is Not Extortion,” LegalMatch, author, September 16, 2014
  • “People Magazine Accused of Racial Discrimination in Lawsuit,” LegalMatch, author, September 12, 2014
  • “Supreme Court to Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case,” LegalMatch, author, August 29, 2014
  • “California’s Death Penalty Declared Unconstitutional by a Federal Judge,” LegalMatch, author, July 22, 2014
  • “Bag Ban Momentum Builds in Contra Costa County,” Save The Bay Blog, author, September 29, 2013
  • “Supporters Sway Santa Rosa to Stick with Countywide Ban,” Save The Bay Blog, author, September 11, 2013
  • “Foam Industry Spreads Misinformation, Lobbies Against San Jose Ban,” Save The Bay Blog, author, August 15, 2013
  • “San Rafael’s Cigarette Eater Meter Raises Awareness of the Dangers of Cigarette Litter,” Save The Bay Blog, author, July 9, 2013
  • “The Human Right to Water: Will Its Fulfillment Contribute to Environmental Degradation?” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, author, July 2012
  • “Title IX Roundtable for Independent Schools,” Folger Levin LLP, co-presenter, May 22, 2020
  • “Addressing the Elephant in the Room: The Impact of Race in Investigations,” AWI, co-presenter, September 26, 2019 & September 24, 2020 (also presented for CALPELRA, November 16, 2020)
  • “Investigating Harassment: The Investigation and Report Writing,” State of California, trainer, Summer 2018
  • “Tough, Tougher, Toughest: Navigating Difficult Situations in Interviews,” CALPELRA, co-presenter, December 2017
  • “Workplace Investigations Best Practices,” SVHR, presenter, September 15, 2016
  • Alameda County Bar Association, member (January 2020 – present)
  • NCERT, board secretary (February 2019 – present)
  • AWI, journal committee member (November 2020 – present), conference committee member (November 2019 – November 2020), local circle convenor (March 2017 – December 2020), sustaining member (August 2014 – present)
  • California Lawyers Association, member (June 2013 – present)
  • Student Animal Legal Defense Fund at Indiana University Bloomington, founding member and executive board historian (2010-2012)

Education

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D.

University of California Santa Cruz, B.A., History of the Americas and Africa

Areas of Expertise

Investigations

Title IX

Trainings

Climate Surveys and Assessments

Admission

State Bar of California

Credentials

AWI-CH

ATIXA