Alexa Polaski first started at Disability Rights Washington as a summer legal intern. After graduating from the University of Washington School of Law in 2017, she was hired to join the Treatment Facilities Team. While in law school, she interned at the Southern Poverty Law Center in Jackson, Mississippi, focusing on mass incarceration and juvenile justice, and Advancement Project in Washington D.C., focusing on voting rights. She also represented clients through the Tulalip Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic and served as President of the Disability Law Alliance for two years. Before attending law school, Alexa earned a B.A. in Law, Societies, and Justice and Disability Studies at the University of Washington.