Allison Russell


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As Goldberg Simpson continues its growing “The Q&A Series”, this installment involves the issue of grandparents and the right to sue for visitation of grandchildren. Watch as Goldberg Simpson’s Family Law attorney Allison Russell speaks on the important subject of grandparents’ rights. What rights do grandparents have? Can grandparents sue for the rights to see their grandchildren? What usually instigates most cases? Watch as Russell answers all these questions and explains why Goldberg Simpson is uniquely qualified to handle these cases.

Allison joined the firm as an Associate in 2010. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a Staff Attorney to a Jefferson Circuit Court Judge. She has also worked as an Associate for a solo practitioner in the fields of creditors’ rights and insurance defense. Currently, her practice entails family and appellate law.

Allison graduated from the University of Louisville Law School in 2006 and was admitted to the Kentucky State Bar in 2006. She graduated from DePaul University in 2003. She is also a member of the Louisville Bar Association and the Women Lawyers Association of Louisville.

Allison is a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for abused and neglected children in Jefferson County. She is also an active member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators.

Recent Client Review:

“Allison Russell has been our child custody lawyer for over 3 years now. We have a very complex and challenging situation involving multiple children. Allison has been our advocate and has remained dedicated and diligent with our case over the years. The safety and improved quality of life of our children can be credited to Allison for her tireless efforts and expertise. We would highly recommend Allison to anyone looking for a lawyer specializing in family law – we simply would not be where we are today without her!” – Stephanie & Dave M

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Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, J.D. (2006)
DePaul University, B.F.A., cum laude (2003)


Kentucky (2006)
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky (2006)




Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Women Lawyers Association of Louisville