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J.D., Cleveland Marshall College of Law, 2004
-Executive Editor of the Journal of Law and Health

B.A., University of Dayton, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 2004
  • Accredited Attorney, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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I am honored to work with families planning for the needs of their elder and disabled loved ones.  I understand the sensitivity of these matters and am dedicated to providing high quality legal representation with empathy and efficiency.

Allison focuses her practice on elder and special needs law, including estate and long term care planning, estate and trust administration, probate and guardianships. She serves as the Chair of both Reminger's Elder Law and Special Needs Planning practice group and Probate and Trust Administration Practice Group.

Allison has published articles and is a frequent speaker in the areas of probate, estate planning, government benefits, and special needs trusts. Her audiences include individuals, bar associations, non-profit organizations, and other professional organizations.

Allison is an Accredited Attorney with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys National and Ohio Chapters and the Ohio State Bar Association's Estate, Trust & Probate Law Section, and Elder & Special Needs Law Committee. Allison is currently serving as Secretary of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law Section. In addition, Allison serves as a member of Julie Billiart Schools’ Advancement Committee, the Alzheimer’s Association Cleveland Area Chapter Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sponsorship Committee, Hospice of the Western Reserve's Advisory Committee, the Board of Directors of Milestones Autism Resources, and the Board of Directors of Ohio Living Breckenridge Village.

Allison received her B.A. degree with a major in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of Dayton in 1999 and her J.D. degree from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 2004. Allison was Executive Editor of Cleveland Marshall’s Journal of Law and Health and her "Note, Do Not Resuscitate Decision Making: Ohio’s Do Not Resuscitate Law Should be Amended to Include a Mature Minor’s Right to Initiate a DNR Order," was published in 2005, Volume 17, Issue 2 of the Journal.

Honors & Recognitions

Selected to the Crain's Cleveland Business 2016 "Forty Under Forty" Class

Recognized as a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine




Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

National Academy of Elder Law Attorney
-National and Ohio Chapters

Ohio State Bar Association
-Estate, Trust & Probate Law Section and Elder & Special Needs Law Committee

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
-Secretary, Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law Section

Ohio Living Breckenridge Village
-Board of Directors

Milestones Autism Resources
-Board of Directors 

Hospice of the Western Reserve
-Advisory Committee Member

Alzheimer’s Association Cleveland Area Chapter Walk to End Alzheimer’s
-Sponsorship Committee

Julie Billiart Schools' Advancement Committee
-Member

Consortium Against Adult Abuse
-Board Member and Former Chair of Education Committee

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