Alixandra S. Marinero
  • Associate


New Bedford, MA



Alixandra S. Marinero joined the Law Office of Moira Tierney in 2014. Prior to joining, Alixandra litigated Social Security Disability and Veterans Disability Claims; and has appeared before Administrative Law Judges on over 500 disability claims.

Attorney Marinero brings her experience to the Law Office of Moira Tierney where she focuses her practice on areas of matrimonial law including: divorce, custody, alimony, parenting plans, removal cases, child support, and modifications.

Alixandra graduated with Honors from St. Bonaventure University (2007) and Roger Williams University School of Law (2010). While at St. Bonaventure University, Alixandra, a Political Science Major with a concentration in Non-Violent Conflict Resolution, worked on The Acorn, a peer-reviewed Journal of Gandhi-King Society and became a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society.

In Law School, Alixandra continued to pursue a passion for alternative dispute resolution and worked as a Court Appointed Mediator in the Rhode Island Court System, including Newport District Court, Newport Family Court, and Providence Family Court. Attorney Marinero has over 300 hours of training and mediations performed.

Attorney Marinero is steadfastly committed to her pro bono work. In 2010, Rhode Island Senator Donna Nesslebush, invited Alixandra to join the Rhode Island Bar Association's Social Security Sub- Committee, where she remains an active member today. She is a longtime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ladies Auxiliary; and in 2011 she was appointed Vice President of the Board of Directors for The Venture Forthe Foundation. The Venture Forthe Foundation's mission is to support veterans who return from combat with a traumatic brain injury and is affiliated with Venture Forthe, Inc., one of leading health care agencies in New York State. As her father was a Green Beret in the during the Vietnam War, Alixandra understands the unique impact that divorce litigation has on active and retired Veterans, as it pertains to their pension benefits, disability benefits, and travel requirements. She is in an exceptional position to assist members of the military in the process.

Attorney Marinero is a member of the Family Law Section of the Massachusetts Bar Association and a member of both the New Bedford and Bristol County Bar Associations.  Her experience both in litigation and in mediation is an asset to the Firm's clients.


Areas Of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Alimony
  • Parenting Plans
  • Mediation
  • Contempt Complaints
  • Removal Cases
  • Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2010


  • Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island
    • J.D. - 2010
  • St. Bonaventure University, Olean, New York
    • B.A. - 2007
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, 2010
  • NOSSCR, Member, 2010


  • Pi Sigma Alpha