Allison R. Church

Church Allison

Allison Church advises clients on all aspects of estate planning and administration. Allison works with individuals and families to analyze estate planning needs and strategize regarding tax-efficient methods of achieving their goals. Her work includes basic estate planning, such as wills, trusts, durable financial powers of attorney, and advance directives, as well as complex gifting techniques, such as irrevocable life insurance trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, and intentionally defective grantor trusts. Allison assists clients with estate administration, probate, and trust administration, as well as modification of trusts (judicially and non-judicially). She also prepares gift tax returns and estate tax returns.

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  • J.D. magna cum laude Georgetown University Law Center 2018
    • Order of the Coif
    • Dean's List
    • Sewall Key Prize
    • Senior staff editor, The Tax Lawyer
    • Intern, the Honorable Rudolph Contreras of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • B.A. summa cum laude Grove City College 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • Member, American Bar Association; Young Lawyers Division; Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section; Taxation Section
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association; Young Lawyers Section; Taxation Law Section; Estate and Trust Law Section
  • Member, Baltimore Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Christian Legal Society