Christy Ford Allen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Charleston, SC

Wills Massalon & Allen LLC
 | 97 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone: 843-793-6040
Fax: 843-727-7696
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
    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%Professional Liability: Defense
    • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2013

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    About Christy Allen

    Admitted: 1998, South Carolina

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

    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., Exec. Comm.
    • 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

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Lowcountry Local First, Board of Directors
    • MUSC Children's Hospital, Parent Faculty Advisory Council
    • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 2009 - Present

    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

    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: 843-793-6040

    Fax: 843-727-7696

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    Last Updated: 8/4/2020

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