Alexa Hillery, Associate

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Alexa Hillery is a skilled trial attorney who brings fresh eyes to Casey, Devoti & Brockland. Her unique blend of legal expertise, advocacy skills and empathetic counsel distinguishes her as a steadfast ally during challenging times.

Before joining Casey, Devoti & Brockland, Alexa worked as a Missouri State Public Defender. From 2017 to 2024, she led counsel on 13 jury trials. She built valuable expertise both inside and outside the courtroom by managing client cases, arguing motions and preparing cases to be submitted to the Missouri Court of Appeals and Missouri Supreme Court. Through this time, she learned to be a zealous advocate who thinks on her feet.

Clients describe Alexa as hardworking, detail-oriented and welcoming. More importantly, she is relentless in ensuring her client’s voice is heard. Noting her previous experience in criminal law, Alexa tried a case with four co-defendants charged with two counts of first-degree murder and conspiracy. Through hard work and collaboration, three of them were found not guilty and one was found guilty of a lesser offense.

At Casey, Devoti & Brockland, her role will consist of legal research, writing and litigation. Alexa will work directly with clients and witnesses, taking depositions and attempting negotiations prior to filing a lawsuit. Beyond that, she will generally take on automotive crashes and represent clients in jury trials.

Apart from her work at Casey, Devoti & Brockland, Alexa immerses herself in the broader legal community. She is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis as well as the Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis. She currently resides in Clifton Heights with h́er fiance, Luke, and their two dogs, Watson and Eleanor.

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J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law

B.S., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Bar Admissions


Practice Areas

Personal Injury

Automotive Crashes

Wrongful Death

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    • Member (2022-Present)
      Trial Section - Secretary (2024)
      Women in the Legal Profession
      Young Lawyers Division-Read Across America Committee

  • Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis
    • (2022-Present)

  • Missouri Bar
    • YLS Member, Women in the Profession (2017-Present)


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