Alexis Ortega grew up in Marin County and attended the University of California, Santa Cruz obtaining her Bachelor's degree in Politics. Alexis went on to attend Golden Gate University in San Francisco where she enjoyed studying abroad in Paris. Alexis graduated with her JD and a Certificate with Distinction in International Law. After successfully passing the California Bar exam Alexis then obtained her LL.M degree graduating with Honors in International Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, studying for a semester in Bologna, Italy.
Alexis previously worked for three years at a civil litigation firm in Los Angeles specializing in trial, mediation, deposition, and general law and motion practice. Alexis went on to be an Assistant Attorney General for the Republic of Palau for two years defending the Republic in all civil suits. In the Republic of Palau Alexis was able to gain experience in a wide practice area and handle complex domestic and international issues. In January of 2014, Alexis returned to California and the Sacramento area and joined The Burton Law Firm.
In her spare time, Alexis enjoys travelling and languages. Alexis speaks a little French and Italian and very basic Palauan. In addition to being licensed in California, Alexis is a British Solicitor having successfully completed the exam in 2010.