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Alison Morris

Alison Morris

Attorney

Alison Morris is an attorney in the White Plains Office who focuses her practice on special education advocacy, litigation, and special needs planning. She is also a Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Disability Rights and the Westchester Women’s Bar Association’s Education Committee.  

Alison graduated summa cum laude from Pace Law School. While at Pace, Alison worked on cases for children with special needs in the Disability Rights Clinic, interned for the Department of Justice in the Disability Rights Section, and externed for the Honorable Kenneth M. Karas in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She was also an editor of the Pace International Law Review, and was awarded the Extraordinary Pro Bono Justice Award. Alison graduated magna cum laude from Wheaton College, where she graduated a member of Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. As an undergraduate, while she studied abroad in Mexico, she volunteered at an orphanage for intellectually and physically disabled children. 

Before joining the Cuddy Law Firm, Alison worked at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, almost exclusively representing clients with severe mental illness in civil matters. 

Alison lives in Westchester, NY, and is the proud sister of a special needs child. 

ADMISSIONS:

  • New York

COURTS:

  • U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York

LANGUAGES:

  • Spanish

PRESENTATIONS:

  • New York State Bar Association Special Education Law Update 2019: Compensatory Education Claims: The Standard of Review, Burden of Proof, Post-Graduation Claims

Direct Telephone:

(914) 984-2602