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Allison C. Williams

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The Williams Law Group, LLC

Contact Information

The Williams Law Group, LLC
830 Morris Turnpike
#206
Short Hills NJ 07078
Work (908) 810-1083
Fax (908) 810-1087

The Williams Law Group, LLC
1540 Route 138 West
Suite 203D
Wall Township NJ 07719


Practice State

New Jersey

Introduction

 

 

 

Emphasis

Litigation of Complex Child Welfare Law matters, initiated by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP) formerly the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS).

 

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Counties

  • Atlantic, New Jersey
  • Bergen, New Jersey
  • Burlington, New Jersey
  • Camden, New Jersey
  • Essex, New Jersey
  • Gloucester, New Jersey
  • Hudson, New Jersey
  • Hunterdon, New Jersey
  • Mercer, New Jersey
  • Middlesex, New Jersey
  • Monmouth, New Jersey
  • Morris, New Jersey
  • Ocean, New Jersey
  • Passaic, New Jersey
  • Somerset, New Jersey
  • Sussex, New Jersey
  • Union, New Jersey
  • Warren, New Jersey

Education

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 2003 Florida State University, M.S., Corporate Communications, 2000 Florida State University, B.S., Communications, 1998

Legal Organizations

Supreme Court Committee-Board on Attorney Certification, Matrimonial Certification Committee (2012-present); New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), Certified Attorneys Section (2011-present; Chair, 2012-2013); NJSBA Family Law Executive Committee (FLEC) (2011-present); NJSBA Family Law Executive Committee (FLEC) Children's Rights Committee (2009-present); NJSBA, Family Law Section (2004-present); NJSBA Child Welfare Law Section (2010-present); New Jersey Family Lawyer, Editor (2007-present); Monmouth County Legal Aid Society Trustee (2007-2011); Monmouth County Bar Association-Chair, Young Lawyers Division (2006-2008); Monmouth County Black Lawyers Caucus, Founder (2008-2009); Monmouth Vicinage Advisory Committee on Minority Concerns (2006-present); Women Lawyers in Monmouth (2005-present); Association of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey (2007-present; Treasurer, 2010-2011); Middlesex County Bar Association Family Law Section (2005-present); Middlesex County ESP Panelist (January 2010-present); Union County ESP Alternate Panelist (January 2010-present); Union County Family Law committee (2010-present).

 

Awards

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Matrimonial Law Attorney (March 2010); Guardian Ad Litem in Child Welfare Law Matters-Appointed in several FN matters; Rising Star Attorney-New Jersey Super Lawyers Publication-2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012; 2013; New Jersey Super Lawyer - 2014; Publication ABWL Young Lawyer Change Maker Award-April 2009; Circle of Execellence Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year Award-June 2008.

CLE Presentations

Moderator/Co-Chair, ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar of Matrimonial Support Staff (2006-2008; Moderator/Chair, ATLA-NJ meadowlands Seminar fo Matrimonial Support Staff (2007); Moderator/founder, WMCC Management Symposium (2007-2008); Brookdale Community College High School Law Symposium-State of the Law: College Contribution Obligations in Family Court (March 2007); "Matrimonial File Closing Procedures," ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar for Matrimonial Support Staff, April 2006; "Divorce in New Jersey: What to Expect When You're Expecting the Worst," Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Financial Awareness Seminar, june 9, 2007; "Motion Practice" ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar for Matrimonial Support Staff (2007-2008); Title 9 Perspectives: Litigating the DYFS Proceeding, LDEM, March 2009; "Hot Tips for Family Lawyers-2009", Scope of Caseworker Testimony in DYFS Proceedings-October 2009; "Trial of a Contested Abuse and Neglect Case"-NJAJ Presentation-November 2009; "DYFS Defense Strategies: An Essential Primer"-ICLE, May 8, 2010; NJSBA Convention Panel-Impact of DYFS Findings on Custody Proceedings-May, 2010; "The Other Family Part"-ICLE_December 2010; "Adoption Practice: A 2011 Update"-September 2011; "Defending Abuse & neglect Cases"-ICLE-December 2011; "Evidence for Family Lawyes"-August 13, 2012; October 27, 2012; "Hot Tips for Family Lawyers-2012"-November 12, 2012; Barry Croland Family Law Inns of Court - Understanding DCPP Cases - February 2013; Union County Bar Association (UCBA) Panel - "Demystifying the CIC Docket"-April 19, 3013; "Defending DCPP Cases: An Essential Primer"-April 13 & 27, 2013; NJSBA Convention Panel-"The Family Law/DCPP Overlap"-May 15, 2013; Haydn Proctor Inns of Court - "Representing the Substance Addicted Family Law Client" - December 4, 2013.

Author

David vs. Goliath: Defense Strategies for Litigating the Abuse and Neglect Trial Initiated by the Division of Youth and Family services, New Jersey Family Lawyer, November 2008; I Hate You Dad! Now, There's My Tuition Check?-The Middlesex Advocate, april 2009; New Jersey Family Lawyer, August 2010; The Impact of Marital Fault on Custody Proceedings, New Jersey Lawyer, August 2009; The Scope of Caseworker Testimony in DYFS Proceedings, ICLE Seminar Materials, October 2009; The Scope of Caseworker Testimony in DYFS Proceedings-An Update, ICLE Seminar Materials-May 2010; Top Ten DYFS Cases to Know-ICLE Seminar Materials-May 2010; Here, Say Hearsay! A Critique of Evidence Issues in Title 9 DYFS Cases-October 2010; DYFS and Adoption Practice-ICLE Seminar Materials-June 2011: Separate and Unequal: Are Children of unmarried parents disadvantaged by Summary Procedures in Non-Dissolution Actions?-September 2011; Authentication: An Overview-August 2012; Habit v. Character: A Distinction with a Difference-August 2012; Evidentiary Issues with Expert Testimony-October 2012; How to Gain Access to DYFS Records when Not in a DYFS Case-November 2012; Play by the Rules... But Which Ones? A Critical Analysis of the Rules that Apply in Child Protection Cases - June 2013

 

AAML Chapter

Membership Committe - 2013-2014

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