Alex grew up in eastern Montana. Alex attended Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin, where he played baseball for four years. He received his B.S. in Business Administration in 2011 and received his J.D. from the University of Montana School of Law, graduating with honors, in 2014. While in law school, Alex interned for the Office of the Federal Defender and clerked for Williams Law Firm. After law school, Alex practiced in Bismarck, North Dakota, in a regional firm's litigation department.
Alex is admitted to the bars of Montana and North Dakota, and he is a member of the Defense Research Institute. His practice primarily focuses on litigation related matters.