Alyssa N. SpeichertAssociate
Alyssa joined the firm in 2018. She represents civil and criminal clients in state court proceedings. She also prepares motions and briefs submitted before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and Indiana state courts.
Prior to joining NLKJ, Alyssa interned for the Office of the Chief Counsel for Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Department of Homeland Security, clerked for the Lake County Public Defender’s Office, and worked for the Lake County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
Alyssa is a 2018 graduate of Michigan State University College of Law, summa cum laude. She received a full academic scholarship to attend Michigan State University College of Law and was a Notes Editor for the Michigan State Law Review and a member of the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute.
Alyssa is also a 2014 graduate of Indiana University Bloomington, graduating High Distinction Honors with a B.A. in both Criminal Justice and American Studies. She was a Hutton Honors College Scholar and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.
Admissions & Memberships
Alyssa is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts of the Northern and Southern District of Indiana and all Indiana state courts. She is also a member of the LaPorte County Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
Leadership & Recognition
Alyssa previously volunteered as an Assistant Coach and Running Buddy for the Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana chapter at Lafayette Elementary in Hammond, Indiana. As a volunteer coach, she motivated and inspired participants to lead active, confident, and joyful lifestyles through positive reinforcement and team building exercises. She also organized lessons that aimed to encourage girls to become independent thinkers make healthy decisions.
Additionally, Alyssa recently authored “The Persepolis Complex: A Case for Making the Collections Process Easier Under Section 1610(g) of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act for Victims of State-Sponsored Terrorism,” which was published by the Michigan State Law Review in January 2018.