Bienert Katzman Littrell Williams LLP welcomes seasoned appellate specialist Alexandra Yates to its dynamic team. With nearly two decades of experience in high-stakes, high-profile, and complex litigation, Alex adds her skill for creative briefing, compelling oral argument, and zealous client advocacy to the firm’s toolbox.

Alex has served as lead counsel in more than 100 appeals and post-conviction matters in state and federal court. She is especially skilled at dissecting statutes and crafting novel claims and is an expert in handling high-profile matters.

“Alex is a brilliant legal mind who will add unparalleled intellectual depth to our appellate practice while providing crucial strategic advice to our trial lawyers in the heat of battle,” said Managing Partner John Littrell. “We are delighted to have her on the roster.”

Alex served as appellate defense counsel in one of the most closely watched capital murder cases in U.S. history, and her groundbreaking litigation on behalf of a medical marijuana dispensary owner was featured in The New York Times and Los Angeles Times. She’s obtained numerous victories for her clients in both the trial and appeals courts, including full reversals of convictions and sentences. Alex regularly impresses judges, who have praised her as “prepared, engaging, and effective,” and for her “excellent” demonstration of “the art of advocacy.”

Visit Alexandra Yates’s profile to learn more about her background, past representative matters, and professional highlights.

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