Alexis Alvarez advises and represents people with disabilities facing discrimination in employment and unequal access to government programs and services. Before joining Legal Aid at Work’s Disability Rights Program, she was a staff attorney with the Disability Rights Legal Center’s Cancer Legal Resource Center in Los Angeles, where she helped people tackle legal issues related to cancer.Alexis earlier clerked for Judges Robert L. Hess and Barbara M. Meiers of the Los Angeles Superior Court and Judge Gilbert M. Román of the Colorado Court of Appeals. Alexis is also founding member of the National Coalition for Latinxs with Disabilities.Alexis received her J.D. in 2011 from the UC Davis School of Law and her B.S. with honors in 2007 from Colorado State University. During law school, Alexis was a senior articles editor for the UC Davis Law Review, and served on the board of the La Raza Law Student Association..