Attorney Profile

Alicia is a cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law and has experience representing clients in Minnesota district and appellate courts and in state administrative hearings. Prior to practicing law Alicia worked for four years in human resources. She is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association and Minnesota Women Lawyers organization. She also volunteers with Volunteer Lawyers Network, representing low income clients in unemployment hearings and appeals. Her most notable recent accomplishment is winning an unemployment compensation case at the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

Legal Updates

Mandatory Tip Sharing: A No-No

A bartender who was terminated for refusing to share tips prevailed in a claim of wrongful termination against his former employer. Although the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act (MFLSA) clearly …

An Unenforceable Non-Compete

On November 6, 2017 the Minnesota Court of Appeals published an opinion reaffirming the common law principle that non-competes are valid only if they are included in the initial employment …