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Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd.
Alejandra is a litigation associate at Lipe Lyons who focuses her practice on the defense of commercial, construction, premises liability, and transportation claims in state and federal courts.
Prior to joining Lipe Lyons, Ms. Barcenas became a certified mediator with the Chicago Center for Conflict Resolution in 2017 and thereafter mediated several court-mandated mediations in both English and Spanish, as a fluent native Spanish speaker, for cases pending in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
As an Associate Attorney with Lipe Lyons, Ms. Barcenas has represented clients in state and federal courts in disputes involving breach of contract, breach of restrictive covenant, copyright infringement, intellectual property infringement, corporate disputes and corporate dissolutions. Ms. Barcenas has also represented clients in personal injury cases involving claims arising out of transportation, construction, and product-related accidents. Since joining Lipe Lyons, Ms. Barcenas has successfully defended clients in numerous pretrial settlement conferences, assisted in preparation for multiple complex trials, obtained a favorable decision on a complex motion for discovery sanctions involving a commercial dispute and multiple lawsuits, and assisted in obtaining a verdict in favor of a Lipe Lyon’s client in a complicated commercial eviction/dispute case.
Ms. Barcenas has worked on cases in both State and Federal Courts located in a number of States including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Missouri.
Ms. Barcenas earned her Juris Doctor and Certificate in Advocacy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2018, where she was the Student Director for the Loyola Life After Innocence legal clinic. She graduated from Boston University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy.
Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois