Alex Baron is a Senior Staff Attorney who works with the Immigrant Justice Project as well as handling civil rights and discrimination cases.

Alex worked in science publishing before going to law school, where he found that immigration law combined his interests in geography and communication with his devotion to service. Prior to joining CAIR Washington, Alex ran a solo practice with a focus on asylum and removal defense. He speaks Amharic and basic Spanish.

Alex has a JD from the University of Washington and a Master of Science degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Outside of work, Alex enjoys music, reading, and spending time with his family.