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Alexander N. Newsum

POSITION: Associate

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

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Juris Doctor, 2016, with High Honors

San Joaquin College of Law

Witkin Award: Real Property, Evidence, Constitutional Law II, Wills & Trusts, Pretrial Civil Litigation, Individual Income Taxation, Remedies, Community Property

George Hopper Moot Court Competition Best Brief Winner and Best Oral Advocate Finalist

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, 2011

California State University, Fresno

Project Management Institute Student Organization


Mr. Newsum joined the Litigation Practice Group at McCormick Barstow LLP in 2016. Prior to that, he was a Law Clerk at McCormick Barstow. While in law school, Mr. Newsum worked as a Law Clerk at Focus Vision, Inc. where he assisted in-house counsel with contract review, risk assessment and general due diligence for acquisitions. He also clerked for the Honorable Judge Ishii at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Newsum worked as a Computer Programmer and Database Analyst.

Mr. Newsum is admitted to practice before all California State Courts and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.


Concentrating in Civil Litigation with an emphasis in Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Medical Malpractice and General Torts.

Professional Associations

Mr. Newsum is a member of the State Bar of California and the Fresno County Bar Association. 

Publications & Lectures

"Public Entity Use of the Anti-SLAPP Motion to Strike," Annual PARMA Concerence, Anaheim, California, February 12, 2017.