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Alexandria Merschman is an associate attorney with Gray, Hodges & Associates, PLC. Aly represents clients in both commercial and residential real estate transactions, including platting and development, title work, ownership transfers, closings, and leasehold interests.  She also represents a variety of small businesses, including corporations and LLCs, in their corporate matters.  Aly received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Digital Media Production at Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa. After graduation and prior to law school, Alexandria moved to Washington, D.C. to work for the United States Senate. In 2017, Alexandria received her juris doctor from Drake University Law School, where she was Online Editor for the Drake Law Review. 

Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney, Gray, Hodges & Associates, September 2017 - present
  • Law Clerk, Gray, Hodges & Associates, April 2017 – September 2017
  • Judicial Extern, Iowa Supreme Court, August 2016 – December 2016
  • Law Clerk, Simpson, Jensen, Abels, Fischer & Bouslog, P.C., March 2015 – March 2017

Professional Activities and Affiliations

  • Iowa State Bar Association 
    • Section Member: Young Lawyers Division, Real Estate & Title Law, Business Law, Probate, Trust & Estate Planning, 2017 - present 
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association 
  • Polk County Women Attorneys
  • Grand View University
    • Member, National Alumni Council 
    • Member, Communication Department Advisory Council 
  • Drake Law Review (Online Editor 2016–2017; Junior Staff 2013–2014)
  • Order of the Barristers (Member)
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
  • Drake Law Women (Member 2014–2017)

Civic & Volunteer Activities

  • Ankeny Chamber of Commerce 
  • Ankeny Young Professionals
  • Volunteer, Meals from the Heartland
  • Volunteer, Arbitrator Judge, ABA Law Student Division Regional Arbitration Competition 2017