Allison Michelle King

Allison Michelle King

Associate
Location:
Richland, Washington
Phone:
509-392-8252
Fax:
509-943-5620
Email:

Allison King was born and raised in Richland, WA. She is a proud graduate of Richland High School, Columbia Basin College, and Washington State University where she graduated cum laude in 2001 with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. She then went on to Gonzaga University where she graduated with her law degree in 2004. Allison returned to her roots in the Tri-Cities joining Patricia Chvatal where she's been practicing since being admitted to the Washington State Bar in 2004. Her practice focuses on family law, uncontested adoptions, and simple estate planning. In 2008 she was certified in Benton and Franklin Counties to serve as a Title 11 Guardian ad Litem in guardianship cases involving alleged incapacitated individuals.

Allison served on the Board of Governors for the Benton Franklin Counties Bar Association for two years. She remains a strong advocate for Legal Aid, receiving the Gene Schuster Award in 2007. In 2015 she joined the Board of Directors for Benton Franklin Legal Aid Society.

Areas of Practice

  • 95% Family Law
  • 5% Wills Simple Estate Planning

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2004

Education

  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D.
  • Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
    • B.A. cum laude - 2001
    • Major: Sociology

Honors and Awards

  • Benton Franklin County Legal Aid Society Gene Schuster Award, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2004 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association, 2004 - Present
  • Benton Franklin Counties Bar Association, 2004 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Benton Franklin Counties Bar Association Board of Governors, 2011 - 2013
  • Benton Franklin County Legal Aid Society Board of Trustees, 2015 - Present

Languages

  • English