DA Biography

Alexis King, District AttorneyAlexis King Headshot

Alexis King was born and raised on the west side of Colorado Springs. Alexis earned her B.A. at Hollins University in Virginia and returned home to Colorado to work on behalf of survivors of intimate partner violence at a community non-profit. 

Her experience drove her to attend law school and in 2006, she graduated from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver, and then clerked for the Honorable William Robbins in Denver District Court. 

In 2007 she joined this office as a Deputy District Attorney where she served for ten years, spending the half of her career focused on how we serve children in the community, whether they be survivors of violence or charged with offenses. Ultimately, she led this Office's Human Trafficking Unit and was appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper to Colorado’s Human Trafficking Council, shaping policy for the community and Colorado. 

Thereafter, Alexis became a Magistrate Judge in Denver where she presided over alternative courts as well as Denver's first effort to reduce the incarceration of people struggling with addiction, mental health, and poverty. 

Before taking office, Alexis returned to her non-profit roots at the Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center as a Title IX and Victim Rights' Attorney, where she advocated on behalf of students facing gender based violence and survivors in the criminal courts. Alexis is the first woman elected to serve as District Attorney in the First JD.