Alison E. Hickman, J.D.

 
 
 
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Alison E. Hickman, J.D.
Associate Attorney

Phone:

  • Office 904-264-8800
  • Fax 904-264-0155

Email: alison@floridaelder.com

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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 Co-Chair  of  the Florida Bar Elder Law Technology Committee and of the Jacksonville Bar Elder Law Section, is on the Board of Directors of Penney Retirement Community, volunteers as a Judge for Clay County Teen Court, and is a member of the Orange Park Women’s Club.

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

Education

  • 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
    • Co-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
    • 2014 President
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Member 2013-Present (Elder Law, Health Law, and Estate Planning and Tax Law Sections)
    • Chair of Elder Law Committee 2016-Present
    • Co Chair of the Year Award 2018-2019
  • Clay County Chamber of Commerce
    • 2011 Spotlight on Education Speaker
    • Scholarship Committee, 2012 – present
  • Penney Retirement Community
    • Board of Directors, 2013-Present
    • Development & Gift Planning Committee, 2013-Present
    • Executive Committee, 2015-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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