Allison Reynolds is a compassionate and skilled advocate. Prior to joining Raphael, Ramsden & Behers, Ms. Reynolds operated a solo law practice for over eight years, focusing in the areas of family law and criminal defense. With a public interest background, Ms. Reynolds continued to assist many low income and modest means clients in private practice.
Ms. Reynolds is a December 2010 Widener Law and University of Pittsburgh School of Law graduate. A life-long resident of Pittsburgh, Ms. Reynolds obtained her undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh in 2001, graduating cum laude. Ms. Reynolds is uniquely qualified to engage with the public due to her experience in the service and retail sales industries between undergraduate studies and law school. During her time at Widener Law, Ms. Reynolds interned at Dauphin County Public Defender's Office for two summers, handling every stage of a criminal case. Upon transferring to the University of Pittsburgh Law School, Ms. Reynolds interned at the ACLU-Pittsburgh Chapter, researching and writing on fascinating Constitutional issues. Post-graduation, Ms. Reynolds acted as a volunteer attorney at Neighborhood Legal Services, representing low-income clients in Social Security Disability cases. Ms. Reynolds later used her disability experience during her independent contractor work with Friday & Cox, a personal injury and social security disability firm.
For eight years, Ms. Reynolds developed extensive family law experience across Southwest Pennsylvania, practicing in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Mercer, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.
Ms. Reynolds hopes to further grow as a family law practitioner and become more involved with the family law bar now that she has joined the highly regarded team at Raphael, Ramsden & Behers.