Alice loves doing neutral investigative work and listening to all sides of a story. She feels that she learns so much about human nature and conflict resolution through each unique case.
Alice investigates allegations of sexual harassment and assault, discrimination, bullying, and retaliation. She has a particular interest in Title IX cases in both the K-12 and university context. She has experience with trauma-informed interviewing, and interviewing children.
Alice started at OIG as an attorney investigator in September 2021, and she worked part time at OIG for two years during her legal studies. Since 2019, she shadowed attorneys on more than 30 investigations and independently led more than 20 investigations.
During law school, Alice also interned with immigration and asylum organizations. She was active in international human rights clubs. Before law school, Alice completed a master’s degree in Latin American Studies at UNM, where she presented and published academic papers in English, Spanish and Portuguese. She also worked as a book reviewer and blog manager for the department’s K-12 pedagogical outreach center.
Alice conducts investigations in French and Spanish. She is proficient in Portuguese.
In her free time, Alice enjoys traveling, reading fiction, cooking, and swimming. She also enjoys the arts and spending time outdoors.
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou
University of California, Davis School of Law, J.D.
University of New Mexico, M.A., Latin American Studies
State University of New York at Geneseo, B.A., English and Spanish
Climate Surveys and Assessments
State Bar of California
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