Legal/Judicial Experience: Attorney,
Liebler, Connor, Berry & St. Hilaire, P.S. 2000-Present; Assistant City
Attorney, Kennewick 1999-2000; Over 10 years as a pro tem judge and arbitrator
in Benton and Franklin Counties.
Other Professional Experience: Adjunct
Professor, WSU Tri-Cities 2009-2010; Benton-Franklin Counties Bar Association
Education: Richland High School; Washington State
University, BA 1992; University of Idaho College of Law, J.D. 1998.
Community Service: Founding member of The Emmaus
Center providing counseling services to indigent persons; Benton Franklin Legal Aid Society; English as
a second language volunteer teacher.
Statement: Many people believe that in recent years the
courts have exerted greater and greater power micromanaging the smallest
details of our daily lives. Congress and
the people are vested with the power to make the laws. The President is charged with enforcing the
laws. A judge's role is limited to
ensuring that the laws passed are consistent with the Constitution,
interpreting the laws as written and apply the facts to the law.
Alicia advocates for judicial restraint, leaving the role of
law maker to the people and their elected congressional representatives. As a civil attorney she has helped businesses
and individuals faced with oppressive government and legal oversight seek
justice within the legal system. As a
prosecutor, she advocated for strong penalties for career criminals. As vice president for the Benton Franklin
Legal Aid Society, Alicia sought equal
access to justice and advocated for local attorney's to provide free or
reduced fee legal services to those in need.
has over 19 years' experience in the law handling both civil and criminal cases
in both State and Federal Courts. Born
and raised in the Tri-Cities, she knows what matters to the people of our