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Allison J. Nelson earned her Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law in 1998 after she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from State University of New York at Geneseo where she was a member of the women’s varsity tennis team.  In 1999, she was admitted to practice law in New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Oswego County Bar Association (President 2008-2009).  She is a current member of the Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association. She previously served on the Board of Directors for Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County, the Oswego County Housing Development Council, Inc., the Greater Fulton Chamber of Commerce and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Child Advocacy Center, Inc. of Oswego County. She was also a member of the stakeholder committee of the Oswego County Business Plan Competition.
In addition to her work with the Oswego County Family Treatment Court and the Oswego County Model Court Collaborative, she also received recognition as a recipient of the Oswego County Business Magazine’s “40 under 40” award in 2004.  Prior to opening her own practice, Ms. Nelson was employed with a local law firm and previously clerked in the Oswego County District Attorney’s office.  Ms. Nelson serves as attorney for the Oswego County Department of Social Services and various municipalities in Oswego County and surrounding areas.  Ms. Nelson is a native of Oswego County where she resides with her family. She concentrates her practice in the areas of municipal law, real estate and business transactions, estates and estate planning.