Alyson B. Miller

Alyson B. Miller, Esq.
Law Office of Alyson B. Miller, LLC & Legal Alternatives, LLC
137 E. State Street,
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-747-6955
Email:abm@alysonmillerlaw.com
/ amiller@legalalternativesus.com
Website:www.alysonmillerlaw.com
/ www.legalalternativesus.com

INTRODUCTION/GENERAL COMMENTS/PERSONAL GOALS FOR INVOLVEMENT IN COLLABORATIVE FAMILY LAW CASES:

With more than a decade of family law experience, Alyson's successes are the result of a belief system that embraces conflict resolution. She strongly values the benefits of settlement and compromise. Alyson works diligently to help clients reach out-of-court agreements because it provides certainty for the client and, in most cases, reduces the emotional and financial distress that litigation can create. In addition to her law practice, Alyson is co-founder of Legal Alternatives, LLC, an independent, nonlegal company that offers mediation and other forms of dispute resolution as alternatives to litigation for a wide range of disputes, including divorce and other family law-related matters. Alyson is also a registered guardian ad litem representing the best interests of children involved in custody disputes.

FIELDS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE:
Collaborative law
Mediation
Co-resolution
Divorce
Dissolution
Custody
Child support
Spousal support
Prenuptial agreements
Paternity
Adoption
Early neutral evaluation

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES:
Admission to the Bar, State of Ohio, 2004

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:
Juris Doctor, 2004 — University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Arts, 2004 — Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE GROUP MEMBERSHIP:
Central Ohio Academy of Collaborative Divorce Professionals

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/ACTIVITIES:
Co-founder, Legal Alternatives, LLC
Registered guardian ad litem

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
Ohio State Bar Association

Columbus Bar Association

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Throughout her career, Alyson has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine for being one of the state's outstanding young domestic relations lawyers. She has been featured in Columbus CEO magazine's Top Lawyer issue among an elite group of Columbus lawyers recognized for their legal abilities and professional ethical standards.

PERSONAL INTERESTS/ACTIVITIES:
Alyson serves as a board member for Partners for Community and Character (PCC) in Worthington as well as for The Gateway Film Center. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their two dogs and creating delicious, gluten-free food.

COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AND RELATED SKILLS TRAINING:

YearTraining TypeInstructorHours
2015Collaborative DivorceCOACDP Training Committee12 hours
2014Basic Mediation TrainingCommunity Mediation Services16 hours
2014Domestic Relations Mediation TrainingCommunity Mediation Services40 hours
2014Domestic Abuse Issues Training for MediatorsSupreme Court of Ohio14 hours
2014Health Care Narrative Mediation CertificationACR Annual Conference3 hours