Allison Gordon, Esq., is a litigation attorney with Law & Stein, LLP, with over ten years of experience practicing law in Southern California. Her practice areas include will and trust litigation with inheritance disputes, probate litigation, trust administration, and elder financial abuse litigation. She has a reputation for balancing compassionate counsel with fierce representation for those embroiled in contested wills, trust-related disputes involving breach of fiduciary duties and fraud, as well as incompetence claims.
Allison is an accomplished mediation, arbitration and trial attorney, and she helps clients successfully navigate contentious family dynamics and complex succession statutes. Beyond estate litigation, Allison provides counsel in premises and product liability matters, offering her diverse experience both in and out of the courtroom. Her clients include non-profit organizations, real estate developers, high-net-worth families, and individuals with varied backgrounds, among others. Allison appreciates that every client has a unique story, and her calm demeanor and personal approach to each matter assures every client that they are in good hands.
Prior to joining Law & Stein, Allison developed a diverse background of civil litigation experience, including construction and business litigation, professional liability litigation including real estate professionals, escrow companies and contractors, mortgage loan matters, pharmaceutical and medical device injuries, and contract disputes. Among other successful outcomes, Allison helped secure a complete defense award including an award of arbitration costs in a professional liability arbitration as well as multiple dismissals for a waiver of fees and costs in other real estate matters. Allison leverages this diverse background to find creative solutions to her client’s problems.
Allison achieved her Juris Doctor from University of San Diego School of Law, graduating in the Top 20% of her class. She graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts, where she was on the Dean’s list for four consecutive semesters and where she ran Varsity Cross Country, NCAA Division III for four years.
Allison lives with her husband and young son in Orange County. They love outdoor activities, watching live music, and spending time with extended family in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Arizona.
COURT ADMISSIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
State Bar of California
State Bar of Nevada
United States District Court, Central District
Orange County Bar Association
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, California
B.A., Occidental College, Los Angeles, California