Alaina is a law clerk pending admission to the Virginia bar. During law school, Alaina was a student attorney in the Immigrant Justice Clinic. As a student attorney, she appeared in cases in front of Arlington Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and USCIS. Alaina also clerked with Murray Osorio throughout law school and interned with Catholic Charities Immigrant Legal Services. In law school, she also served as an articles editor on the Administrative Law Review.
Alaina graduated magna cum laude in 2021 from the American University Washington College of Law and received the Mussey Prize, which is awarded to students with the highest scholastic average in the final year of study. In 2018, Alaina graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the George Washington University.