Staff Attorney, Criminal Practice
Alexandra (Sasha) Fisher was born and raised in San Francisco, California. She attended Fordham University at Rose Hill and graduated with a degree in History and Anthropology before attending Fordham Law School. While in law school she interned with the Children’s Law Center, the Legal Aid Society, and New York County Defender Services. In addition she represented the parents of children with special needs in the Family Defense Clinic, and worked with the Criminal Defense Clinic for two semesters. She was on the board of the Domestic Violence Action Center, Fordham Law Defenders, the Environmental Law Review, YouthLaw and the Moot Court Team. During law school Sasha was an active member of Stein Scholars, a group of students dedicated to public interest law, and continues to participate in the program after graduation. It was during her Stein classes that she discovered her passion for public defense. She received the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award magna cum laude for performing over 1000 hours of public service during law school and the Robert Aram Runzulli Prize in Criminal Law upon graduation. Sasha is proud to be a Brooklyn Defender and looks forward to serving her clients.