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Alyson, born in Hollywood, Florida, is a true Florida native. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) with a Bachelor of Science degree With Distinction in 2000, and received the school’s three highest honors - the James Farquhar Award for Undergraduate Studies, the Liberal Arts Department Award, and the Distinguished Student Award. Alyson graduated cum laude from the University of Miami, School of Law with her Juris Doctor in 2003. She served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Miami Business Law Review in 2003 as well as Editor-in-Chief of the Amicus Curiae yearbook, which received an international award that year. Alyson has been practicing as a trial lawyer since 2003. She practiced for over two years with the Office of the Public Defender in Orange County, Florida, handling more than 15 jury trials, 20 non-jury trials, and numerous motion hearings. Alyson was named “Rookie of the Year” in 2004 by the Office of the Public Defender. Alyson started her civil litigation practice in 2006, and has tried and mediated a wide variety of commercial and corporate litigation issues for both large and small companies, including, but not limited to, construction, contracts, collection, employment, automobile dealership issues, insurance defense, personal injury, property damages and general civil litigation. She recently served as staff legal counsel for an international insurance company, litigating claims on commercial lines policies for small and large corporations. She is admitted to practice before the State Courts of Florida. Alyson has been certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit and County Civil Mediator and has training in residential mortgage foreclosure mediations since 2009.


When not focusing on work, Alyson loves spending time with her family, volunteering, traveling and photography.


Professional Memberships:


Supreme Court Certified Circuit and County Civil Mediator


Completed Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Training


Florida Bar, Member (2003 — Present)


Law Related Education Committee, Appointed Member (2004 — 2006)


Chair, Special Journal Issue/Media Relations (2005)


Middle District of Florida, U.S. District Courts, Member (2006 — Present)


Orange County Bar Association, Member (2003 — Present)


Chair, DUI Mock Trial Demonstrations for Law Week (2005, 2006)


Young Lawyers Division of Orange County Bar Association,


Active Participant and Outstanding Volunteer for August 2004


Chair, Afternoon at the Courthouse (2005, 2006)


Orange County Teen Court, Volunteer (2003 — 2010)


Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member (2005 —Present)


New Membership Director (2008-2009)


Co-Chair, Professional Women’s Exchange (2008)


The George C. Young First Central Florida American Inn of Court,


Associate Member (2008)


Central Florida Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member (2003 — 2005)


American Bar Association, Member (2001 — 2008)


AV Preeminent rated attorney according to Martindale-Hubbell ® Peer Review Ratings ™ since 2009


Listed as one of Orlando’s “Top Lawyers 2010” in Orlando’s Home & Leisure Magazine (Nov. 2010)


Orlando Business Journal's Women Who Mean Business Nominee (March 2011)


Super Lawyers Rising Star (2016, 2015, 2014, 2012).


 

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Licensed

  1. Litigation: 70%
    12 years
  2. Insurance: 20%
    8 years
  3. Personal Injury: 5%
  4. Mediation: 5%
    6 years

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Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Contact info

Morgan & Morgan, P.A.

20 North Orange Avenue
Suite 1600
Orlando, FL, 32801

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200306/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Top Women Lawyers in OrlandoAs published in the Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine2011
40 Under 40 NomineeOrlando Business Journal2011
Orlando's Top Women LawyerAs published in Orlando Home & Leisure2011
Women Who Mean Business NomineeOrlando Business Journal2011
Orlando's Top Lawyer 2010As published in Orlando Home & Leisure2010
AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review RatingsMartindale-Hubbell2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney & MediatorMorgan & Morgan, P.A.2014 - Present
AttorneyConroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans, Abel, Lurvey, Morrow & Schefer, PA2013 - 2014
AttorneyCole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.2011 - 2013
Attorney and MediatorInnes Law Firm, P.L.2009 - 2011
Staff LegalLaw Offices of Michael J. Krakar, Zurich Financial Services2008 - 2009
AssociateKillgore, Pearlman, Stamp, Ornstein & Squires, P.A.2006 - 2008
AttorneyOffice of the Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit2003 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orlando International Fringe Theatre FestivalBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Middle District of FloridaN/A2006 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) OrlandoPrograms Director and Board Member2010 - 2012
Defense Research InstituteN/A2009 - 2010
Florida Association for Women LawyersN/A2006 - 2011
Central Florida Association for Women LawyersMembership Director (2007-2008)2006 - 2011
American Bar AssociationN/A2001 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
JMS v. State of Florida, 921 So.2d 813 (Fla. 5th DCA 2006)Trial court adjudication overturned.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Nova Southeastern UniversityLegal StudiesOther - Bachelors2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual SeminarTechnology Outlook: Maximizing Its Potential In Your Legal Practice2015
Career ServicesTop Three Things Every Law Student Should Know for a Successful Legal Career2014
SCORE Business Seminar at Fashion Square MallSmall Business Basics: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business2011
Lunch and LearnHow to Limit Your Lawyer Exposure (Litigation Avoidance Strategies)2011
Business Resource ShowcaseHow to Limit Your Lawyer Exposure2010
Annual MeetingUnlicensed Practice of Law2009