Professional Activities

Alexis is an active member of the Executive Council of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) section of the State Bar of Arizona and is currently Chair of the ADR Section.  She is a past chair of the ADR Section’s CLE committee and remains involved in CLE planning for the Section.

In addition to her work with the State Bar of Arizona, Alexis also belongs to the Southern California Mediation Association, the American Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section), the State Bar of Wisconsin (Labor & Employment and ADR Sections), and the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI).

Sample Presentations

Alexis is a frequent speaker on a variety of labor & employment, litigation, and ADR topics.  Recent presentations include:

  • Moderator, “ADR Moves In-House,” State Bar of Arizona (Phoenix, Arizona – September 13, 2023)
  • Panelist, “A Survey of Mediation and Arbitration,” State Bar of Arizona Webinar (May 9, 2023)
  • Faculty, State Bar of Arizona Course on Professionalism (March 2022 – present)
  • Moderator, “Sexual Assault & Sexual Harassment – The Ending of Forced Arbitration,” State Bar of Arizona Webinar (May 16, 2022)
  • Moderator, “Critical Negotiation Skills & Tools for ADR,” State Bar of Arizona Webinar (January 10, 2022)
  • Moderator, “High Conflict Mediation,” State Bar of Arizona Webinar (April 28, 2021)
  • Panelist, “COVID-19 Litigation – The Latest Tactics & Trends” at Ogletree Deakins Virtual COVID-19 Employment Litigation Symposium (September 10, 2020)
  • Panelist, “Anticipate, Mitigate, (Rarely) Litigate,” CorVel Corporation Webinar (June 10, 2020)
  • Panelist, “HR Reality Check for 2020,” at SHRM of Greater Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona – January 30, 2020)
  • Panelist, “Balancing Workplace Safety and EEO: Six Tips in 60 Minutes,” at EEOC’s Phoenix Technical Assistance Seminar (Phoenix, Arizona – June 12, 2019)
  • Panelist, “The Duty to Accommodate – ADA and Beyond,” at DRI’s Employment and Labor Law Seminar (Phoenix, Arizona – May 10, 2019)
  • Panelist, “Effective Use of Communication Tools in Arbitration,” at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, Annual Spring Conference (Minneapolis, Minnesota – April 11, 2019)
  • Panelist, “Getting the CEO On Board,” at EEOC’s Phoenix Technical Assistance Seminar (Phoenix, Arizona – June 21, 2018)
  • Panelist, “Ethical Challenges for Labor & Employment Lawyers: The Dual Hat Dilemma” (Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting; Washington, DC – October 16, 2017)


Contact & Scheduling

For mediation scheduling, please contact Sonia Patel Dalton at 949-822-7270 or
For investigations and all other questions, please contact Alexis directly at 480-463-4681 or