Alex Dornacker is an Associate Attorney at the Law Firm of J.W. Stafford, LLC. He recently joined the team in 2023 after making the move to the DMV Area from Des Moines, Iowa. Alex is a dedicated and seasoned Associate Attorney specializing in Employment Law, with a passion for advocating on behalf of employees to ensure fair and just workplaces. Recently relocating from the heartland of Iowa to the dynamic DMV area. Dornacker brings a wealth of experience and a commitment to upholding the rights of workers in the ever-evolving employment landscape. He takes great pride in connecting with his clients to develop effective strategies to find and achieve the best possible outcome in their case.

Alex earned his Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School in his hometown of Des Moines, Iowa. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Spanish from the University of Iowa. Alex found his passion for helping others during his time working in the Refugee Clinic at Drake, where he assisted individuals and their families with their asylum applications and other legal issues that arose during the process.

Before joining our firm, Alex honed his legal skills in Iowa, where he gained extensive experience in employment law matters for both private companies and municipalities around the state. He has a proven track record of working with others to negotiate a favorable settlement, but also aggressively litigate matters if necessary. Alex’s experience on both the employee and employer side of the law brings a unique perspective and approach to each case that comes across his desk.

In his free time, Alex has been enjoying seeking out new restaurants, live music venues, and golf courses all around the DMV area. As a true Midwesterner, Alex is eager to talk Cardinals baseball, college football, or the weather with anyone who will listen.