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Mr. Alagna is an associate whose practice focuses on litigation.

He was a 2014 and 2015 summer associate in the firm’s St. Louis office and is a member of the firm’s LGBTQ Lawyers Affinity Group.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Alagna served as a law clerk for the ACLU of Missouri.

In law school, Mr. Alagna was selected to team-teach “Women and the Law,” an undergraduate course at Washington University; he also served as a Teaching Assistant for Legal Practice I and II. Mr. Alagna was a member of the Appellate Clinic appointed to represent a pro se client in his matter before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and he was a National Octofinalist and Regional Champion at the 2016 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. He also served as the Chief Notes Editor of the Washington University Law Review, and he held leadership positions in OUTLaw, the American Indian Law Students Association, and the American Constitution Society.

Prior to law school, Mr. Alagna taught middle school social studies in Jacksonville, Florida.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Buder Scholarship Recipient
    • CALI Award Recipient—top grades in Property, Family Law, Corporations, and Conflict of Laws courses
    • Dan Carter-Earl Tedrow Memorial Award Recipient
    • Judge Amandus Brackman Moot Court Award Recipient
    • Webster Society Scholarship Recipient
    • 2016 Voice of the Class Graduation Speaker
    • Dan Carter-Earl Tedrow Memorial Award Recipient
    • Judge Amandus Brackman Moot Court Award Recipient
    • Webster Society Scholarship Recipient
    • 2016 Voice of the Class Graduation Speaker
    • Webster Society Scholarship Recipient
    • 2016 Voice of the Class Graduation Speaker
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Publications

  • “Why Obergefell Should Not Impact American Indian Tribal Marriage Laws,” Washington University Law Review, 2016