2016 General Election Voters' Guide

Coming Soon
Alicia Marie Berry

Legal/Judicial Experience:  Attorney, Liebler, Connor, Berry & St. Hilaire, P.S. 2000-Present; Assistant City Attorney, Kennewick 1999-2000; Over 10 years as a pro tem judge and arbitrator in Benton and Franklin Counties.

Other Professional Experience:  Adjunct Professor, WSU Tri-Cities 2009-2010; Benton-Franklin Counties Bar Association President 2011-2012.

Education:  Richland High School; Washington State University, BA 1992; University of Idaho College of Law, J.D. 1998.

Community Service:  Founding member of The Emmaus Center providing counseling services to indigent persons;  Benton Franklin Legal Aid Society; English as a second language volunteer teacher.

Statement:  Many people believe that in recent years the courts have exerted greater and greater power micromanaging the smallest details of our daily lives.  Congress and the people are vested with the power to make the laws.  The President is charged with enforcing the laws.  A judge's role is limited to ensuring that the laws passed are consistent with the Constitution, interpreting the laws as written and apply the facts to the law.

Alicia advocates for judicial restraint, leaving the role of law maker to the people and their elected congressional representatives.  As a civil attorney she has helped businesses and individuals faced with oppressive government and legal oversight seek justice within the legal system.  As a prosecutor, she advocated for strong penalties for career criminals.  As vice president for the Benton Franklin Legal Aid Society, Alicia sought equal access to justice and advocated for local attorney's to provide free or reduced fee legal services to those in need.

Alicia has over 19 years' experience in the law handling both civil and criminal cases in both State and Federal Courts.  Born and raised in the Tri-Cities, she knows what matters to the people of our community.

(509) 521-6536