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 - 2019
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 several types of business 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 a published author for the South Carolina Bar and was part of the group representing the SC Chapter of the Federal Bar Association that won recognition at the FBA Annual Meeting and Convention. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Charleston County Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar and the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association. Christy Allen is past President of the South Carolina Chapter of the Federal Bar Assocation, and past board member from 2003-2010. Her dedication to her advising clients is mirrored in her commitment to her community. Her pro bono activities include the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and Lowcountry Local First.

Clients in South Carolina find that Ms. Allen offers more than a decade of experience in the areas of commerical and construction litigation, premises liability, real estate litigation and professional negligence.  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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (40%)

General Litigation (20%)

Professional Liability (10%)

Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)

Business/Corporate (10%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019 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
  • Realestate
  • Small Business
Office Location for Christy Ford Allen

97 Broad Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Phone: 843-727-1144

Fax: 843-727-7696

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Last Updated: 12/21/2018

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