Alix Strunk serves as a clinical instructor with the Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic, where she co-teaches the semester-long Immigration Clinic; she is also a staff attorney at the Clinic’s Legal Resources Project, which provides technical assistance and legal trainings to a network of over 30 partner agencies. Alix joined the Clinic in January 2019, after working for seven years in private practice in Chicago, where her practice focused on removal defense before Chicago Immigration Court and appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals as well as family-based immigration, including adjustments of status and consular processing, waivers, naturalization, VAWA petitions and U visas. She has been named a Rising Star in Immigration by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2019, as well as from 2014 to the present. Alix is currently co-chair of the EOIR Liaison Committee for the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She is admitted to the Illinois State Bar.
Alix graduated summa cum laude and Order of the Coif from DePaul University College of Law (2011), where she was also a student in the year long Asylum Clinic. While in law school, she completed an internship with the Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review in Chicago. Alix was the Acquisitions Editor for DePaul's Journal for Social Justice, president of the Society for Asylum and Immigration Law, and an active member of the Center for Public Interest Law Committee. Alix is fluent in Spanish.