Alicia W. Calzada

Alicia Calzada is an associate in the Business Litigation Practice Group in the San Antonio and Austin offices of Haynes and Boone, LLP. She has experience in general litigation with an emphasis on matters involving defamation, First Amendment, commercial practices, social media counseling and Texas' new anti-SLAPP law, as well as intellectual property matters pertaining to copyright and trademark infringement claims.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Alicia was a photojournalist for more than 20 years. Her work has been published in a variety of national magazines and newspapers, in addition to several books.

Alicia speaks regularly on legal issues affecting photojournalists and has taught as an adjunct professor at Texas State University. She is a member of the San Antonio Bar Association, the Bexar County Women's Bar Association and American Bar Association's Forum on Communications Law. Alicia attended the 2008 Institute on World Legal Problems in Innsbruck, Austria.

Alicia is a past president of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) (2005-2006), serves as an attorney for NPPA and is the founder and chair of that group's advocacy committee. In 2013, the NPPA Board of Directors introduced the Alicia Calzada First Amendment Award recognizing individuals that have supported advocacy work in First Amendment freedoms.

Alicia has worked on a variety of legislative initiatives and was involved in the effort to obtain passage of Texas’ anti-SLAPP statute in 2011. She runs the blog, Slapped in Texas, which tracks the powerful statute as it is being put to use in state courts.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Business Litigation, 2) Media and Entertainment and 3) Social Media
Law School St. Mary's University School of Law (J.D., 2010)
Admitted Year 2011
Education University of Texas at Austin (B.A.,1994)
Bar Member / Association Texas State Bar Associations, Connecticut State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Haynes and Boone, LLP
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