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Alexandra L. Hemphill


“Never cut what you can untie.” – Joseph Joubert

Areas of Concentration

  • Real Estate Transactions and Dispute Resolution
  • Entity Formation and Structuring
  • Businesss Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate Governance
  • Commercial Transactions and Finance

Experience at Work

Alexa is a member of the Real Estate and Business & Finance Practice Groups. She has valuable experience with residential and commercial zoning compliance, complex commercial real estate transactions, and selection and formation of business entities. Early on, she identified Business & Real Property as substantive areas of interest, receiving a Bachelors in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and placing particular attention in her curriculum to courses pivotal to her chosen practice areas.

Alexa joined Capes Sokol as a Summer Associate in 2016 and continued working with the firm as a Law Clerk throughout her 3L year. Prior to attending law school, Alexa was a participant in the nationally-renowned Coro Fellows Program, which focuses on interdisciplinary civic leadership in government, business, labor, media, and not-for profit community organizations.

In the Community

Alexa is a member of the Junior League of St. Louis, an organization committed to voluntarism and community improvement through effective action and leadership. She is an active volunteer at a pro bono legal clinic organized by Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. (LSEM) and hosted by Grace Hill Settlement House. The legal clinic is part of LSEM’s Community Economic Development Program, which assists low income entrepreneurs and small non-profits who do not have the resources to obtain basic legal assistance.

Memberships & Associations

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Womens Lawyers’ Association of St. Louis
  • American Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar
  • Junior League of St. Louis

Awards & Designations

  • Leadership Academy of the Missouri Bar, 2019 – 2020
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, Certificate of Excellence in Oral Advocacy

Licensed to Practice

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri


  • J.D., Washington University School of Law (2017)
    • Global Studies Law Review, Chief Primary Editor
    • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
  • B.A., English Literature & Language, University of Missouri – Kansas City, summa cum laude (2014)
  • B.B.A., Finance, University of Missouri – Kansas City, summa cum laude (2014)

Speaking Engagements

Capes Sokol Programs