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Christy Ford Allen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Charleston, SC

Wills Massalon & Allen LLC
97 Broad Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Phone: 843-727-1144
Fax: 843-727-7696
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed in South Carolina Since: 1998
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, General Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business/Corporate, Estate & Trust Litigation, Professional Liability: Defense
Attorney Profile

Christy Ford Allen serves most areas of South Carolina. Her law practice focuses on business and real estate litigation, probate litigation, small business issues, and mediation. A graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law in Columbia, Christy Allen was admitted to the bar in South Carolina in 1998. She is also admitted to the U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit.

Ms. Allen has a reputation of excellence that is recognized by her peers.  She is an officer on the Charleston County Bar Executive Committee, and past President of the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Her dedication to her advising clients is mirrored in her commitment to her community. Her pro bono activities include the MUSC Children's Hospital Patient Family Advisory Committee Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and Lowcountry Local First.

Clients in South Carolina find that Ms. Allen offers over 20 years of experience in the areas of business litigation, real estate litigation, probate litigation, and professional negligence matters.  In all cases that pertain to any type of business and civil litigation, no matter the circumstances or complication of the case, Christy Allen will strive to protect the rights of her clients and pursue justice on their behalf.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business Litigation
  • 20%General Litigation
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 10%Professional Liability: Defense

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

About Christy Ford Allen

First Admitted: 1998, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.wmalawfirm.net/Attorneys/Christy-F-Allen.shtml

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Lowcountry Local First, Board of Directors
  • MUSC Children's Hospital, Parent Faculty Advisory Council

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress in South Carolina Damages, 2nd ed., SC Bar, 2009

Educational Background

  • Clemson University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1995

Honors/Awards

  • The SC Chapter of the Federal Bar Association was presented with the Chapter Activity Presidential Citation Award in recognition of the 2010 Eithics CLE and Annual Meeting at the FBA Annual Meeting and Convention held Sept. 22-25 in New Orleans
  • Cum Laude, University of South Carolina School of Law, 1998

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • SC Circuit Court Mediator

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Charleston County Bar Assoc., President, 2021
  • Past-President, South Carolina Chapter, Federal Bar Association, 2010
  • Board of Directors, South Carolina Chapter, Federal Bar Association, 2003 - 2010
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina

Industry Groups

  • Food And Beverage
  • Real Estate
  • Small Business
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Office Location for Christy Ford Allen

97 Broad Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: 843-727-1144

Fax: 843-727-7696

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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