Allison C. Williams

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Short Hills, NJ

Williams Law Group, LLC
 | 830 Morris Turnpike, Suite 206
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Phone: 9088101083
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Allison C. Williams is the founder of Williams Law Group, LLC, located in Short Hills, New Jersey. Focusing her practice on family and matrimonial law, she handles cases involving divorce, child custody, child abuse and neglect. She represents clients throughout New Jersey.

Ms. Williams is certified as a Matrimonial Law Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and as a family law trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Williams earned both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from Florida State University. She went on to earn her law degree at Syracuse University College of Law in New York, graduating in 2003. She began practicing family law exclusively later that year and quickly became a leader in the field. She has published a number of articles in professional journals on topics such as child protection, right of the children of unmarried parents and college contribution, and her work has appeared in scholarly journals, as well in publications such as the Huffington Post.  Ms. Williams has appeared in the media, appearing on the Katie Couric show, as well as on News12 and on Pix11 news.

Active in the New Jersey State Bar Association, Ms. Williams has served on the organization's Family Law Executive Committee, Children's Rights Subcommittee and held other leadership positions. She served as an editor for New Jersey Family Lawyer, a state bar association publication for judges and attorneys. She is also a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court's Board on Attorney Certification, Matrimonial Certification Committee.


Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2008 - 2013

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About Allison Williams

Admitted: 2003, New Jersey

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Honors and Awards:

  • ABWL Young Lawyer Change Maker Award, Association of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey, 2009
  • Circle of Excellence Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award, Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce, 2008
  • Rising Star Attorney, New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2013
  • Super Lawyer, New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Family Law Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2014
  • Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, New Jersey State Bar Association, DYFS/DCPP Subcommittee, 2012 – present
  • Member, New Jersey Board on Attorney Certification (NJBAC), Matrimonial Committee
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Children's Rights Subcommittee, 2009 - 2014
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee (FLEC), 2011 - 2014


Educational Background:

  • Florida State University, Masters of Science in Corporate Communications, summa cum laude, 2000
  • Florida State University, Bachelors of Science in Communications, magna cum laude, 1998

Industry Groups

  • Child Abuse And Neglect Law
  • Office Location for Allison C. Williams

    830 Morris Turnpike
    Suite 206
    Short Hills, NJ 07078

    Phone: 9088101083


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