Alexandra L. Klein Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

Phone: 540-458-8330

Email: aklein@wlu.edu

Office: 450 Lewis Hall 

Area of Expertise

Criminal Law, Criminal  Procedure, Death Penalty

Education

BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University

JD, Washington and Lee University

About

Alexandra L. Klein joins W&L Law as a visiting assistant professor of law. Klein served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Sally D. Adkins of the Maryland Court of Appeals and the Honorable Danny J. Boggs of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  She is admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Her research and teaching interests include criminal law, criminal procedure, the death penalty, and constitutional law.

Klein received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Washington and Lee University School of Law.  She served as a Senior Articles Editor on the Washington and Lee Law Review and received the Washington and Lee Law Council Law Review Award, the Clinical Legal Education Association Award, the Barry W. Sullivan Constitutional Law Award, and the John W. Davis Prize for Law.  Professor Klein graduated Order of the Coif and was inducted into Phi Delta Phi and Omnicron Delta Kappa.

Klein served in the United States Peace Corps in the Republic of Moldova from 2008 to 2010 and received her B.F.A., cum laude, from Virginia Commonwealth University.