Alexis Swanzy

Associate

E-mail: aswanzy@kesslercollins.comDirect Dial: 214.379.0707Direct Fax: 214.373.4714PDF

Education

SMU Dedman School of Law, J.D. (2018)Texas A&M University, B.S., Political Science, Minor in Business Administration, summa cum laude (2015)

Areas of Focus

After graduating from Texas A&M University in three years, Alexis attended SMU Dedman School of Law, where she was on the International Law Review and honed her advocacy skills in intramural and interscholastic competitions. As part of the Dedman School of Law Criminal Justice Clinic, Alexis served as the first-chair attorney in a jury trial on behalf of her client. During law school, satisfied her intellectual curiosity by studying human rights across Germany, as well as international environmental law and the English legal system at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. Prior to joining Kessler Collins, P.C., Alexis gained practical experience through an internship with the Federal Trade Commission and externships with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas and the legal department of a real estate developer. Alexis aims to create long-lasting relationships that will aid in providing personalized advice and solutions for her clients’ needs and goals.

Admissions

  • Texas Bar, 2018

Awards and Recognitions:

  • The Order of Barristers, 2018 - 1 of 10 students in Class of 2018 inducted into National Order for excellence in advocacy
  • State Bar of Texas Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Award, 2018 SMU recipient (awarded to 1 graduating student at each Texas law school)
  • SMU Board of Advocates Officer of the Year, 2018
  • SMU Dedman School of Law Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • State Bar of Texas Law Student Pro Bono College

Professional Affiliations:

  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Co-Chair, Lawyers Serving Children Committee; Member, Charity Ball Committee
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Member
  • Dallas Regional Chamber Young Professionals, Member
  • SMU Mustang Exchange Program, Mentor