- Federal Litigation
- Civil Rights
- Wrongful Death
- Serious Injury
- Civil Appeals
- Work Injury
Attorney Faith Elizabeth Alvarez is an associate at Lee, Cossell & Crowley, LLP. She is admitted to practice in Indiana, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Her practice is focused on federal litigation, particularly in the areas of wrongful death, personal injury, and civil rights. She assists clients in both Spanish and English. Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Alvarez served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in the Special Victims Unit of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, a two-year term as a Federal Judicial Law Clerk in the Southern District of Indiana, and three years before that in the Northern District of Indiana.
Attorney Alvarez is a current board member for the Indiana Federal Community Defenders and the Board of Zoning Appeals She is a member of the Sagamore American Inn of Court, National Bar Association, Seventh Circuit Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, and the Justice Bar Association of Indiana, and was the past Chair of the Latino Affairs Committee for the Indiana State Bar.
Attorney Alvarez has several publications, received the ISBA Presidential Citation, and was the recipient of the Annual Hispanic Heritage Award from Lawrence Township Schools. She completed the U.S. Attorney’s Office Women’s Leadership Initiative and volunteers with the Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program. She is also the precinct committeeperson for Lawrence’s 49th precinct.
Attorney Alvarez received her J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law and her B.S. from Bethel University. In law school, Attorney Alvarez was selected for the Honors Program and participated in Law Review. She was a teaching assistant for legal writing and a research assistant for entertainment and media law. She was the marketing director for the Valpo Law Blog, the president of the Property Law Society, a member of the Women Law Students Association, and a member of the Bohemian Lawyers Association of Chicago. Before attending law school, Attorney Alvarez ran her own business, offering services as a licensed title producer, translator, and notary public.