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Alexandra is a founding partner of the firm. She has defended some of the most high profile war crime casesof the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and has been at the tip of the spear in defending military sexual assault cases.

Alexandra was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Bachelor of Arts degree and studied at the Université de Nantes, France.

She attended Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from which she obtained her Juris Doctor degree. At Temple, she successfully completed Temple’s Nationally ranked Integrated Trial Advocacy Program.


Languages spoken: Spanish, French, English

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Practice areas


  1. Military Law: 50%
    13 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    13 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  3. Mediation: 10%
    9 years, 300 cases



Hourly ($400-500/hour), Retainer (always)

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GAActive Member in Good Standing 200308/05/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honors in Trial AdvocacyTemple University School of Law2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGonzalez & Waddington, LLC2005 - Present
Defense LawyerAugusta GA Public Defenders Office2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Court Martial LawyersBoard Member2010 - Present
Augusta Family Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
National Association of Military Defense LawyersPast President2006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2005 - Present
Augusta Bar Young Lawyers DivisionMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
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Publication nameTitleDate
Thomson ReutersThe Civilian Attorney's Guide to Winning a Court Martial2012
Amazon.comHow to Upgrade an Army Discharge2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
NACDL Seminar Defending the Unthinkable: Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault and Child Victims CasesSexual Assault DefenseN/A2013
National Association of Trial Lawyers: Trial Lawyers SummitAdvanced Trial AdvocacyN/A2013
NACDL Seminar DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity: "Winning at Every Level"DUI DefenseN/A2011
NACDL Advanced Criminal Law SeminarWhite collar criminal defenseN/A2010
Georgia Registered MediatorMediator and Dispute ResolutionN/A2007
NACDL Criminal Defense Midwinter SeminarCriminal Defense and Trial AdvocacyN/A2006
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Duquesne UniversityEnglishBA1997
Universite Catholique D'AngersFrenchN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Conference Summer 2011Cross Examining Alleged Victims in Sex Cases2011