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Alison Bates

FOUNDING Partner

Alison concentrates her practice in Family and Matrimonial Law where she represents clients in separation and divorce, spousal support, child custody, visitation, relocation, child support and child abuse and neglect. Alison is also an Attorney for Children and a Guardian Ad Litem. In addition to several years of experience in private practice, Alison has worked as a law clerk for a Family Court judge. Alison’s unique experience as a law clerk provides her insight into the inner workings of the court system and the court process. She has also worked as a Small Claims Court Arbitrator and has experience representing clients in Small Claims proceedings and in representing small businesses in a variety of matters including contract disputes and unemployment insurance benefits hearings. Alison is a graduate of the University at Albany and Albany Law School.