Allison leads the firm’s extensive practice in the area of the Charter School Law, and regularly appears before the State Charter School Appeal Board, Pennsylvania appellate courts and the Pennsylvania Department of Education on charter school-related matters.
Allison often lectures for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and for state and local entities on the Charter School Law, other school law issues and municipal liability. From 2007-2011, she served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania School Boards Solicitors Association. Michael Levin and Allison are the proud co-authors of Municipal Liability in Pennsylvania, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and currently in its 7th Edition.
In 2015 and 2016, Allison was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the Schools & Education practice area by the publishers of Philadelphia magazine, Penns
Recent Presentations include:
Charter Schools in Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, February 25, 2016.
School Law, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, November 23, 2015.
Municipal Liability Actions, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, November 13, 2015.
Navigating the Charter School Law Quagmire, Pennsylvania School Boards Solicitors Association Annual Conference, October 2015.
The Charter School Law, Lehigh Valley Association of School Business Officials, October 2014.
Municipal Liability Actions, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, December, 2013.
<Proper Documentation and Investigations, School Claims Services, November 2012.
Legal Obligations Relating to the Protection of Students, Willis, October 2012.
Issues and Obligations Arising with Alternative Education Programs, Pennsylvania School Boards Solicitors’ Association Annual Conference, October 2012.
Supervision of Employees – THE BASICS, Centennial School District administrators, September 2012.
Municipal Liability Actions, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, December, 2010.
Medicare Secondary Payer Mandatory Reporting Requirements, Pennsylvania School Boards Solicitors’ Association, School Law Conference, July, 2010.