Family law attorney Alison Herlihy is a native of Mobile, Alabama. Alison has engaged in the private practice of family law since 2005, focusing primarily on domestic relations, divorce and child support, child custody law, adoption law, juvenile, probate practice, and wills.
Alison Baxter Herlihy earned the prestigious AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which recognizes attorneys for the highest levels of legal ability and professional ethical standards. Alison is a certified Guardian Ad Litem. In 2015, Alison became a Registered Mediator on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster, in both general and domestic relations mediation.
Alison earned her J.D. degree in May 2005 and was admitted to the Alabama Bar in September 2005. She was later admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2007.
In addition to serving the community as a family law attorney, Alison has continued to be an active member of the bar as well as the community as a whole. She has served on the executive committee of the Mobile Bar Association, acting as assistant treasurer in 2009 and treasurer in 2010 as well as chair of the Domestic Relations section in 2019 and 2020. Alison has also served as an Instructor, both in the Paralegal Certificate Program and in various law-related Special Courses, at the University of South Alabama for several years, beginning in 2012.
Alison is a certified Guardian Ad Litem and has been a Registered Divorce/Domestic Relations Mediator since 2015. She is very active in the Alabama State Bar and the Mobile Bar Association, having served on the board of the state Family Law Section and various chair and committee roles with the Mobile Bar, including the Grievance Committee, Nominating Committee, Mentoring Committee, and the Strategic Planning Committee.