Alexcia Cox is a talented trial attorney from Palm Beach County, Florida, who began her career as a prosecutor in the Office of the State Attorney for Florida’s Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. After only four years of practicing law, she was chosen to launch the felony section of the office’s Domestic Violence Unit. Three years later, she was promoted to Chief of the Domestic Violence Unit and charged with overseeing all aspects of misdemeanor and felony case management as well as supervising attorneys assigned to the unit. Alexcia’s approach to leadership is simple: lead from the front and not from the top. Today, Alexcia is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and serves as Deputy Chief Assistant to State Attorney Dave Aronberg. She supervises prosecutors assigned to the County Court (misdemeanor) Division, Domestic Violence Unit, Conviction Review Unit and the North and South County satellite offices. Throughout her career, Alexcia has argued many complex cases ranging from theft to first degree murder before juries and obtained favorable verdicts.
Alexcia is a devoted servant leader who is actively involved in several professional and civic organizations. Alexcia is past chair of the Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee and served two terms as Board President of the YWCA of Palm Beach County. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and is an active member of the Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism, the National Black Prosecutors Association, the National Bar Association, the F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association, the Craig S. Barnard Inn of Court, the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Professionalism, Criminal Law and Judicial Relations Committees, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, and Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class 39. Most recently, Alexcia accepted an invitation to join the City of West Palm Beach Mayor’s Task Force for Racial and Ethnic Equality and was appointed by the Mayor to serve as co-chair of the Criminal Justice Subcommittee. Alexcia is frequently invited to make presentations about domestic and dating violence to law enforcement agencies, high school and college students, and community groups.
Alexcia matriculated at the University of Central Florida and graduated with a B.A. in Interpersonal Communication, cum laude. While attending UCF, Alexcia was a member of the Honors College and the President’s Leadership Council. In 2002, she received the Order of Pegasus Award from the university president. The Order of Pegasus is the most prestigious and significant award a student can attain at the University of Central Florida and recognizes exemplary performance in the areas of academic achievement, outstanding university involvement, leadership, and community service. She attended the Florida State University College of Law and received a Juris Doctor degree with honors distinction. In 2019, Alexcia received the prestigious Justice Barbara Pariente Award for her commitment to promoting women in the Palm Beach County legal community and was named “Trailblazer of the Year” by Legacy South Florida Magazine.