Alicia I. Dearn is the founder of Bellatrix PC, a woman-owned, business facing law firm with offices in Saint Louis, Missouri and San Diego, California. Bellatrix PC handles lawsuits and business transactions and gives legal advice in business, employment, real estate, civil litigation and election law.
Ms. Dearn is an experienced trial lawyer and businesswoman. Acting as an outsourced general counsel for many of her clients, Dearn takes pride in being a part of their internal business teams. Her clients come from a diverse portfolio of industries: manufacturing, restaurants, political, retail, software, employer organizations, real estate developers, entertainment and media, and non-profits. She has several trial wins and has obtained both defense wins and seven-figure verdicts for her clients.
In 2012, Ms. Dearn served as General Counsel to Governor Gary Johnson’s Libertarian campaign for U.S. Presidency. Notably, she successfully defended multiple legal challenges to Governor Johnson’s placement on ballots. This earned Dearn a reputation as fearless as she single-handedly defeated some of the nation’s top-ranked election law attorneys in multiple eleventh-hour state electoral proceedings simultaneously.
With a lengthy resume in both federal and state courts, Ms. Dearn’s litigation practice is multi-jurisdictional, sophisticated and full-service handling trials, appeals, complex litigation matters, as well as class actions. Ms. Dearn has obtained seven-figure judgments and full defense verdicts for her clients. She regularly is widely published on topics of law, politics and business. She regularly speaks at business organizations and at universities. She is a regular contributor to The Andrea Kaye Show on AM 1170. She is also serving a two-year term as President of the Saint Louis chapter of the National Association of Professional Women.