Attorney General William Barr appointed Alexandra Larsen to begin hearing cases in October 2019. Judge Larsen earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1996 from Macalester College and a Juris Doctor in 2002 from Creighton University School of Law. From 2014 to 2019, she served as an assistant chief counsel, Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in Omaha, Nebraska. From 2012 to 2014, she served as an assistant chief counsel, OPLA, ICE, DHS, in Saint Paul, Minnesota. From 2011 to 2012, she served as deputy chief and chief of OPLA, District Court Litigation Division (DCLD), ICE, DHS, in the District of Columbia. From 2008 to 2011, she served as an associate legal advisor for the DCLD, ICE, DHS, in the District of Columbia. From 2007 to 2008, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Donald E. O’Brien in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, in Sioux City, Iowa. From 2002 to 2007, she practiced civil litigation in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, and the District of Columbia. Judge Larsen is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and Nebraska State Bar.