Alison concentrates her practice on all areas of estate planning (wills, powers of attorney, living wills, and trust agreements) and estate and trust administration, as well as representing beneficiaries, estate administrators, trustees, and guardians in litigation matters.
Alison was selected as a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” in 2014 and 2015 and a “Pennsylvania Rising Star” in 2012 and 2013. She received the Philadelphia Family “LOVE” Award for Best Attorney for Wills and Trusts.
Prior to opening her own firm, Alison was an associate with Pepper Hamilton’s Trusts and Estates and Litigation practices, working with high net-worth individuals and banks regarding complex estate and trust planning and administration. Alison also gained substantial litigation experience, representing clients at trial in both federal and state courts. Alison began her legal career as an Equal Justice Works fellow at Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, where she counseled nonprofit organizations and low-income clients seeking title to their homes through the probate process.
Alison is a member of the board of directors of LifeCycle WomanCare (The Birth Center). She volunteers her time on committees supporting Maternity Care Coalition, Temple Beth Hillel – Beth El Early Childhood Center, and URJ Harlam Day Camp. Alison has also served on the board of directors of SeniorLAW Center, a nonprofit organization that protects the legal rights and interests of the elderly.
Alison is an active member of the Philadelphia Bar Association and is an elected member of the Executive Committee of its Probate and Trust Law Section. She is also a member of the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council.
Alison received her B.A. from Penn State and her law degree, with honors, from the George Washington University School of Law. Alison also completed the estate planning certificate program at Temple University School of Law.
Originally from Bucks County, Alison lives in Bryn Mawr with her husband and three children.