Alison E. Hickman, J.D.

Alison E. Hickman, J.D.
Associate Attorney


  • Office 904-264-8800
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Alison E. Hickman, Elder Law Attorney

Associate Attorney Alison E. Hickman, J.D., was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, and moved to Clay County, Florida in 1985. She became a U.S. Citizen in 2007.

After attending Middleburg High School, she completed her Associate of Arts Degree at St. Johns River Community College in 2000, then her Bachelor of Science Degrees in Business Administration, Management, and Business Administration, Marketing at University of North Florida in 2003. Mrs. Hickman graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2010.

Mrs. Hickman practices in the areas of Wills, Trusts and Estates, Probate, and Elder Law. She is a Past President of the Clay County Bar, is the Chair of the Florida Bar Elder Law Technology Committee, is to Co-Chair of the Jacksonville Bar Elder Law Section, is Second Vice President and on the Board of Directors of Penney Retirement Community and is the Chair of their Compliance Committee, volunteers as a Judge for Clay County Teen Court, and is a member of the Orange Park Women’s Club and is the Chair of their Environmental Committee.

Practice Areas

  • Asset Protection
  • Business & Corporations
  • Elder Law & Medicaid Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianship & Lifetime Legal Planning
  • IRA & Retirement Planning
  • Probate & Trust Administration
  • Special Needs Planning
  • VA Benefits Eligibility Planning
  • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2010
    • Elder Law, Real Property & Probate, and Young Lawyers Sections
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2010
  • Accredited Attorney, Veterans Administration, 2013


  • J.D., Florida Coastal School of Law, 2010
  • B.S. in Business Administration, University of North Florida, 2003
    • Graduated magna cum laude
  • B.S. in Marketing, University of North Florida, 2003
    • Graduated magna cum laude
  • A.A., St. Johns River Community College, 2000
    • Graduated magna cum laude

Professional Affiliations

  • Florida Bar Association
    • Member 2010-Present
    • Chair of Elder Law Section Technology Committee 2017-Present
    • Member of Elder Section Executive Committee 2017-Present
  • Clay County Bar Association
    • Member 2009-Present
    • Secretary 2011
    • Treasurer 2012
    • Vice President 2013
    • President 2014
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Chair of Elder Law Committee 2016-Present
    • Member 2013-Present (Elder Law, Health Law, and Estate Planning and Tax Law Sections)
    • Co Chair of the Year Award 2018-2019
  • Clay County Chamber of Commerce
    • 2011 Spotlight on Education Speaker
    • Scholarship Committee, 2012-2018
  • Penney Retirement Community
    • Board of Directors, 2013-Present
    • Development & Gift Planning Committee, 2013-2018
    • Executive Committee, 2015-Present
    • Second Vice-Chair, Compliance Committee 2019-Present
  • Orange Park Woman’s Club
    • Member 2020-Present
    • Chair of Environmental Committee 2019-Present
  • Volunteer Judge for Cay County Teen Court Program 2015-Present
  • Member, Northeast Florida Estate Planning Council, 2016-Present
  • Clay Women in Business
    • Board of Directors, 2011- 2013
  • River’s Edge Toastmasters
    • Member, 2012 – 2015
    • Secretary, 2013-2015
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys (AFELA) 2013-Present
    • Consumer Speaker on Elder$mart$ and Other Elder Law Topics
  • WealthCounsel
  • ElderCounsel
  • Lawyers With Purpose
  • Elder Law Answers

Prior Professional Experience

  • Managing Attorney, Alison E. Hickman, Attorney at Law, 09/2010 – 06/2013
  • Legal Assistant, David A. King, Attorney at Law, 03/1997 – 09/2010

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