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 attended St. Paul’s Episcopal School, where she earned a National Merit Scholarship that led her to the University of Texas at Austin. At the University of Texas, Alison studied in the prestigious Plan II Honors Program.
Alison also received the Hibb award in American Studies and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honors society. She graduated from UT in December 2001, receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Plan II Honors and American Studies.
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.
Alison is a certified Guardian Ad Litem and has been a Registered Divorce/Domestic Relations Mediator since 2015. She serves on the Mentoring Committee and the Grievance Committee for the Mobile Bar Association.
In 2015 and 2016, Alison was awarded a “Nappie” Award by Lagniappe Weekly as the readers’ choice for Best Divorce Lawyer.