Alia serves as general counsel and bond counsel for special purpose districts including municipal utility districts (including master planned communities), water authorities, local government corporations, management districts, TlRZs, and redevelopment authorities.
Alia has a particular interest in long-term water supply planning, water infrastructure development, water conservation and reuse projects, flood control infrastructure and flood planning, and the development of park and recreational facilities. Alia also has worked on Chapter 380 economic development agreements with various municipalities, and has helped toll road authorities with toll roads and other transportation projects.
Alia is actively involved in community efforts to support public infrastructure and sound public policy. Presently, she serves as Vice Chair of the Region 6 San Jacinto Regional Flood Planning Group; she is a Founding Member of Houston Stronger, a coalition of Houston stakeholders focused on flood control matters; she serves as a Board Member on the Texas Water Conservation Association and its Policy Committee, Surface Water Committee, and Utility Districts Panel. She also serves on the Board of West Houston Association and its Water Resources Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee. Alia serves on the Board of Directors of Scenic Houston.