Carl Arnold, Mediation Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Allison Marshall and I represented respective opposing ex-spouses in a difficult case. Allison knew the facts and law of the case and was well prepared. She also appeared to have a good relationship with her client. She was able to be professional with the judge and myself, as opposing counsel, which was remarkable given the high intensity of conflict in the case. We were able to settle the case just minutes before a contested trial. I believe the resolution was in both our clients' best interests and more importantly in the best interests of their joint children. Only a small percentage of attorneys are talented enough to both be prepared to present their legal case but at the same time be open to tough but professional negoations to explore alternatives to a judge-imposed decision.
Kristin Huston, Divorce and separation Attorney
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
I worked with Allison as an opposing attorney in a matter where I was reviewing a Prenuptial Agreement. In my experience, it can be difficult to strongly advocate for your own client in the context of a prenuptial agreement matter while also taking into consideration the feelings of the opposing party (fiance). Unlike an opposing party in a divorce matter, the parties in a prenuptial agreement matter are planning to be married and are just beginning their life together. They are in love, and they are trying not to offend the other party with the language in the prenuptial agreement, while still trying to ensure their own best interests in the process. I was very impressed with Allison's ability to strongly advocate for her own client and clearly express her client's wishes while also taking into consideration the concerns expressed by the opposing party. Allison was also very competent and knowledgeable regarding the law. I would strongly recommend Allison as a family law attorney.