Josie A. Alexander is the managing partner of Alexander & Associates. Ms. Alexander focuses her practice on employment and corporate law and litigation, representing clients in state and federal courts. Ms. Alexander has successfully defended a number of corporations against claims of employment discrimination and other claims of legal violations. She has served as a Special Investigator for the Office of the Governor, State of Georgia, as well as General Counsel for the third-largest school district in Georgia. In addition, she has served as a Special Assistant Attorney General in numerous lawsuits brought against the State of Georgia. Ms. Alexander has a Martindale-Hubble rating of AV Preeminent, which reflects the highest level of competency and ethics in the legal profession. Ms. Alexander has been practicing law for thirty-one (31) years.
Presently, Ms. Alexander is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, The Gate City Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, the National School Boards Association, and the Georgia School Boards Association. She is a past President of The Gate City Bar Association and has served on the Board of Ethics for the City of Atlanta, the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, and has chaired the Fulton County Board of Ethics. Ms. Alexander has been extensively involved in community service and has served on the Boards of Directors of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Young Women's Christian Association of Greater Atlanta, and the Friends of Morehouse School of Medicine. A graduate of Leadership Atlanta, she was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young People of Atlanta, and has served as an Adjunct Professor at the Emory University School of Law.
Ms. Alexander received her undergraduate degree, with honors, from Duke University and her law degree from Duke University School of Law. While at Duke Law, she excelled in oral advocacy and received the Constance Baker Motley Award, given to two of the most outstanding minority law students in the country. After graduating from Duke Law, she clerked for The Honorable Benjamin F. Gibson of the United States District Court, Western District of Michigan. After the clerkship, Ms. Alexander worked as an associate with Powell, Goldstein, Frazier & Murphy and founded the Firm of Alexander & Associates in 1989.