Alison is an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group. Her practice is primarily focused on Civil Litigation. Alison also has experience with family law, probate matters, foreclosures, criminal law, and FOIA requests.
Alison joined McCandlish Holton after completing a clerkship with the Honorable Darren T. DiBiasi, J.S.C., in the Bergen County Superior Court. She began her clerkship in the Family Division, and completed the clerkship in the Chancery Division, where she assisted with foreclosure, probate, and complex civil litigation matters.
Alison earned her J.D. at William & Mary Law School where she honed her writing skills as a staff member of the William & Mary Journal for Race, Gender & Social Justice. During law school Alison extensively researched election codes nationwide through her role as a research assistant with William and Mary’s Election Law Program. She also gained litigation experience under a 3L practice certificate representing the Commonwealth in criminal matters in general district and circuit court through her internship with the Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. Alison interned with the Virginia Department of Corrections where she evaluated Freedom of Information Act requests to ensure compliance with the provision of responsive records.
Prior to attending law school, Alison worked in commercial real estate in the Richmond area.
Successfully drafted a motion for summary judgment in the Eastern District of Virginia, resulting in dismissal of trucking liability claim.
- Pro Bono Certificate, William & Mary Law School
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
- Virginia State Bar
- Young Lawyers Conference, 2024 Professional Development Conference Co-Chair
- Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
- 2024 Annual Conference Planning Committee