Alix Devendra is an attorney and legal design consultant based in Portland, Oregon. She helps lawyers make their work product more effective using typography and other principles of visual communication design. Alix also consults for legal-tech startups, who value her experience in both law practice and design thinking. She travels internationally to speak and facilitate workshops on legal design.
Alix is also a co-founder of Shape the Law, which organizes unconferences and other innovative programming for attorneys across the country. Its goal is to facilitate authentic, honest conversations about the many challenges facing the legal profession.
Before founding Devendra Design, Alix practiced labor & employment law at Nixon Peabody LLP in San Francisco. She graduated first in her class from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and holds a BA in French from Pomona College.