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Alexandria M. Iwanenko


Alexandria received her Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude, from Duquesne University School of Law, where she was awarded the C.A.L.I Award for highest grade in Legal Research & Writing II and Advanced Legal Writing. She also was a teaching assistant for the Legal Research & Writing Department. During law school, Alexandria worked as a law clerk at the City of Pittsburgh Law Department and as a judicial extern for Justice Donohue of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. She held the position of Associate Editor for the Duquesne Law Review and was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board. She also served as a peer mentor for first-year law school students. Alexandria was awarded the Distinguished Student Award for her scholastic excellence and service to the law school.

Alexandria focuses her practice on immigration law. She is admitted to practice before the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Alexandria has experience drafting naturalization, green card, special immigrant juvenile, and asylum applications. Throughout law school she worked as a law clerk at a small immigration law firm in Pittsburgh and as a legal intern at Jewish Family and Community Services in the Immigration Legal Services Department. She also served as the Co-President of the Immigration and International Law Society.

Alexandria graduated summa cum laude from Canisius College with a triple major in International Relations, Spanish and Latin American Studies. During her time at Canisius, she volunteered at an afterschool program for refugee students, where she helped English Language Learners practice their English skills. Alexandria has traveled to over a dozen countries, learning about different cultures, languages, and foreign affairs. She serves on the Board of Directors of The Academy for Human Rights, a non-profit organization created to educate students and teachers in the areas of politics, history, international relations, social sciences and social justice. Her unique experience as the daughter of a first-generation American and granddaughter of immigrants allows her to empathize with a variety of her client's immigration matters.


  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Summa Cum Laude
    • Honors: Distinguished Student Award
    • Major: Concentration in Government and Public Service
  • Canisius College, Buffalo, New York
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Summa Cum Laude
    • Honors: Distinguished Senior Award
    • Honors: All-College Honors Program
    • Major: International Relations
    • Major: Spanish
    • Major: Latin American Studies

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

Professional Associations

  • ECBA Strategic Planning Committee, Member
  • ECBA Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA)
  • PBA Immigration Law Committee
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Community Involvement

  • Multi-Cultural Health Evaluation Delivery Systems (MHEDS), Board Member, 2022 to Present
  • Northwestern Legal Services, Board Member, 2022 to Present
  • New American Council, 2021 to Present
  • The Academy for Human Rights, Board Member, 2020 to Present