Alia is an associate at Zimmerman Reed concentrating her practice on complex litigation involving consumer protection, and securities and financial fraud in state and federal courts. She is currently representing consumers alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Prior to joining the firm, Alia externed for the Honorable John R. Tunheim, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. She lent her expertise as a summer law clerk at Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak and Pikala, P.A., conducting research on railroad, workers’ compensation, and construction law. Alia graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as the student managing director for Maynard Pirsig Moot Court and was mock trial team captain for Phi Alpha Delta. Alia is admitted to the state courts of Minnesota and the U.S. District Courts for the District of Minnesota.
- Minnesota State Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers
- Somali American Bar Association
- J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
- B.A., Magna Cum Laude, St. Cloud State University