Christine A. Alsop

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Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in St. Louis, MO

The Elder & Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC
 | 6654 Chippewa Street, St. Louis, MO 63109
Phone: 314-644-3200
Fax: 314-396-7886
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (50%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    A highly-regarded attorney, Christine A. Alsop is the owner of the Elder and Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC. Located near Ted Drews in St. Louis, Missouri, she provides representation to clients throughout the state. The types of matters that Ms. Alsop has extensive experience include Medicaid and long-term care planning, the preparation of special needs trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, veterans benefits, capacity concerns and asset protection. In addition to providing advice and counsel to older clients, people who are disabled and their family members, she has represented both individual and institutional fiduciaries in probate and other types of litigation. Ms. Alsop also prepares and reviews wills, living and irrevocable trusts, financial and health care powers of attorney, and similar estate planning documents.

    After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in theater from Saint Louis University in 1986, Ms. Alsop pursued her legal education at Valparaiso University Law School. After being awarded her Juris Doctor in 1989, she joined the Office of the Missouri Attorney General, where she handled both civil and criminal cases during two different tenures there. Ms. Alsop then entered private practice in 1997, and she gained elder law experience at area law firms before opening her own practice in January 2011. She has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

    Ms. Alsop is admitted to practice before all Missouri and Illinois state courts as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States. The former chair of both the Elder Law Committee of The Missouri Bar and the Advocacy/Litigation Section of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Inc., she is an active participant in several other organizations. Her memberships include the Academy of Special Needs Planners and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. She currently serves as the President of the American Parkinson's Disease Association--St. Louis Chapter and has served on the boards of the Downs Syndrome Association and Aging Ahead (the Meals on Wheels Organization).

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Elder Law
    • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 20%Estate & Trust Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Will Contests

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    Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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    About Christine Alsop

    Admitted: 1989, Missouri

    Professional Webpage: http://www.alsopelderlaw.com/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Outstanding Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - Missouri Chapter, 2003

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Member of the United States Supreme Court, 1998

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member of the Missouri Bar, 1993
    • Former Chair, Litigation Section, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
    • Chair, Elder Law Committee, Missouri Bar
    • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
    • Member, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
    • Member of the Illinois Bar, 1989
    • Former member, Board of Directors, Local NAELA Chapter
    • U.S. Supreme Court

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Former member, Board of Directors, Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis (DSAGSL)
    • Member, Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP)
    • President of the American Parkinson Disease Association – Greater St. Louis Chapter
    • Past President, Board of Directors, Mid-East Area Agency on Aging (MEAAA), 2010
    • Member, ElderCounsel
    • Former member, National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP)
    • Member, Elder Care Matters Alliance

    Industry Groups

    • Bar Association Of Metropolitan St. Louis
    • Eldercare Matters
    • ElderCounsel
    • ElderLawAnswers
    • Mid-East Area Agency On Aging
    • Missouri Association Of Trial Attorneys
    • Missouri Bar
    • National Academy Of Elder Law Attorneys
    • The Academy Of Special Needs Planners
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    Office Location for Christine A. Alsop

    6654 Chippewa Street
    St. Louis, MO 63109

    Phone: 314-644-3200

    Fax: 314-396-7886

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    Last Updated: 7/6/2020

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