Commissioner Alexander has served on the Superior Court of Alameda County since 1997 and has expertise in family law, domestic violence and civil harassment, elder abuse, and traffic and small claims. She has served as a member of the Judicial Council’s Family and Juvenile Law Advisory Committee, the Elkins Family Law Implementation Task Force, and the Family Law Curriculum Committee for the Governing Committee for the Center for Judicial Education and Research (CJER). She served on the executive board of the California Judges Association (CJA) from 2007 to 2010, is on the CJA Foundation Board, and is a current board member of the California Court Commissioners Association. Before her appointment to the bench, Commissioner Alexander was a mental health hearing officer for Alameda and Santa Clara Counties. She was in private practice for 14 years, focusing on family law, probate, and estate planning and juvenile dependency. She is a certified specialist in both Family Law and Probate and Estate Planning. In 2012, she was named the State Bar Family Section’s Judicial Officer of the Year.