For 45 years, Alden has represented small businesses, individual bankruptcy trustees, receivers, executors, guardians in business and litigation matters. He regularly appears in the Rhode Island Trial Courts and Probate Courts , U.S. District Court and has argued cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the Fifth Circuit and the RI Supreme Court. He is a member of the RI Bar Association and a fellow of the RI Bar Foundation. He has been Executive Director of the RI Legal Services program; he later served as Chair of its Board of Directors.
Alden currently serves on the Town of Warren Zoning Board of Review and is a past Chair of the Board. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Chapel Hill Chauncy-Hall School in Waltham, MA. He has received the highest AV peer-rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Alden is a graduate of Harvard College and the University Of Virginia School Of Law.