Allison Gipson is a litigation paralegal in Glaser Weil’s Century City office, where she also serves as the Firm’s paralegal supervisor. She routinely assists attorneys during arbitration and trial. Allison has assisted on a variety of complex disputes, from commercial litigation to entertainment, finance, construction and real estate litigation. Her work has made critical contributions to numerous positive trial and arbitration outcomes for Glaser Weil’s clients.
Allison is a self-driven individual who excels in working independently and in group settings. She is passionate about teaching others new skills and eagerly embraces new challenges to test her knowledge and skills. Her leadership role as paralegal supervisor is characterized by her ability to manage a diverse workload and guide her team to achieve common goals as well as her talent for building and maintaining an effective paralegal team.
Allison has extensive experience attending trials and arbitrations and assists with:
- Exhibit and witness lists
- Exhibits for use during trial/arbitration
- Depositions and direct cross-examinations
Allison has a vast knowledge of medical terminology from her prior experience as an autopsy assistant and her years of experience as a crime laboratory analyst, during which she attended hundreds of autopsies. Her investigative experience assists her in her current position in looking for patterns among documents and actions of other parties.
Standard Operating Procedures, Florida Department of Law Enforcement Crime Scene Section, 2008
Awards and Recognition
Awards and Recognition
Commendation for expert witness testimony and successful prosecution, Florida State Attorney’s Office (Okaloosa County), December 2011
Leadership and Community
Member, Los Angeles Paralegal Association, UCLA
Former member, International Association for Identification, Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Former co-team leader, Northwest Florida Domestic Security Task Force Forensic Response Team
Licenses and Certifications
Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst, International Association for Identification
Crime Laboratory Analyst, Florida Department of Law Enforcement
University of California, Los Angeles, Paralegal training program, earned with Distinction
University of West Florida, B.A., Criminal Justice/Forensic Studies, summa cum laude