Alexandra Freedman Smith has a long history of successfully representing her clients. Alexandra has spent her career fighting on behalf of her clients both in private practice and as an attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union. She is passionate about protecting constitutional rights.
A 2002 graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law, Alexandra received the Lewis Sutin Award for Excellence in Advocacy while at UNM. After law school, she joined prominent Albuquerque law firm Freedman, Boyd, Daniels, Hollander, Goldberg & Cline, P.C. While there, she focused on civil rights litigation, federal and state criminal litigation, federal and state civil litigation, class action lawsuits, personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, and forfeiture cases.
Alexandra then joined the American Civil Liberties Union New Mexico as a Staff Attorney and became Legal Director in 2014. As the ACLU-NM legal director, Alexandra was responsible for managing the ACLU’s legal program throughout the state of New Mexico including litigation, legislative advocacy support, and overseeing the legal staff.
Alexandra opened the Law Office of Alexandra Freedman Smith to advocate and fight on behalf of clients in the areas of:
– Civil Rights Lawsuits
– Personal Injury
– Police Misconduct
– Wrongful Death
– Prisoner Rights
– Sexual Harassment
– LGBT Rights
Alexandra currently serves on the ACLU of New Mexico Legal Panel and has served as a board member of the Southwest Women’s Law Center and the New Mexico Women’s Justice Project.