Biographical Information

Allison Williams is founder and owner of the Williams Law Group, LLC, with offices in Short Hills and Wall Township, New Jersey. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney. Ms. Williams is the first attorney in New Jersey to be Certified as a Family Law Trial Attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA).  Ms. Williams is a member of the New Jersey Board on Attorney Certification (NJBAC) – Matrimonial Committee. She practices exclusively in the area of matrimonial and family law, with an emphasis on complex child welfare matters, including representation of parents in DYFS/DCPP matters, representation of resource family parents, and consultation to matrimonial counsel regarding DCPP investigations and related issues. She has a statewide practice, currently handling matters in 17 counties across the state and in the Office of Administrative Law (OAL). Ms. Williams is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). In NJSBA, she is a member of the Child Welfare Section and has served on the Family Law Executive Committee (FLEC), on which she served on the Children’s Rights Committee and on which she headed the DYFS/DCPP Subcommittee. Ms. Williams has served as an editor on the board of the New Jersey Family Lawyer, a publication of NJSBA distributed to family law judges and attorneys. Ms. Williams lectures frequently for several professional organizations, including NJICLE, and her articles have appeared in the New Jersey Lawyer, the New Jersey Family Lawyer, and other publications state-wide. Ms. Williams received her B.S. degree, magna cum laude, and her M.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Florida State University. She received her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law. Voted by her peers as a Rising Star from 2008 – 2013 and a Super Lawyer from 2014 – present, Ms. Williams has appeared on the Katie Couric show to provide her insights on parents falsely accused of child abuse, and she has been interviewed by News12 and Pix11 on precedential child abuse rulings.