About Alexandra George:
Alex is from the south suburbs of Chicago, but after 8 years in the city, proudly calls it home. Alex attended DePaul University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. She concentrated her research in Urban Studies and Community Activism in Latin America and the Middle East, and wrote her thesis on media representation of Honduran asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Alex is working toward her Juris Doctor at Chicago-Kent College of Law. She is focusing her studies not only on immigration, but on the intersection of technology and the law. She is interested in helping lawyers do what they do best, but using tech to do it even better. Alex joined McEntee Law Group team in February 2017.
- CALI Award, Spring 2018: Criminal Procedure - Adjudicative Process
Leadership & Experiences:
- Volunteer: CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project, represented women and children seeking asylum
- Executive Associate Editor: Journal of International & Comparative Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law
- Vice President: Law Firm Practice Management Society at Chicago-Kent College of Law
- Publicity Chair: LAMBDAS at Chicago-Kent College of Law
- Chicago-Kent College of Law: Juris Doctor - Present
- DePaul University: B.A. in International Studies - 2014
- Student Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Student Member, Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (LAGBAC)
- Student Member, Women's Bar Association of Illinois
Before joining McEntee Law Group, Alex worked in the non-profit sector, addressing the housing needs of immigrant communities in Illinois. Alex also worked in the Career Services Office at Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she helped law firms and skilled law students connect.