Alex Frix has been practicing law as a public defender since 2006. He has represented over a thousand clients in jury trials, motion hearings, pretrial hearings, and post-sentencing hearings. He strictly practices criminal law.
In 2009, Alex worked with local judges, prosecutors, social workers, and the Washington State Department of Veterans affairs to create the first Veterans Court in the Pacific Northwest.
Alex was born into a military family and went to the University of Washington where he studied marketing and entrepreneurship. He later went to the University of Oregon Law School, where he was President of the local chapter of the American Constitution Society and a charter member of the Oregon Innocence Project. While still in law school, he worked for the Lane County District Attorney's Office in Eugene, Oregon as a law clerk, where he prosecuted cases including DUI and drug possession.
For his work in Veterans Court, Alex has received awards from the Thurston County Board of Commissioners, the Washington Defender Association, the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, the Governor's Veterans Affairs Advisory Committe, and the Washington State Bar Association. In 2014, he received the Disintinguish Young Alumnus Award from the University of Oregon School of Law.
Alex enjoys seakayaking, hiking, and computers. He is passionate about Veterans issues.