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Alison F. Duffy

Alison Duffy is an Member in Dickinson Wright’s Troy office, focusing her practice on Probate Litigation. Previously, she handled civil litigation matters at a Michigan-based personal injury firm, gaining extensive experience in Medicare, Medicaid and ERISA issues and litigating numerous cases before state and federal court juries.

Education & Credentials


Michigan State University

  • Graduated Cum Laude, from Honors College
  • Dean’s List for seven semesters
  • Cole Honors International Study Scholarship

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

  • Title editor, University of Detroit Mercy Law Review
  • Graduated in top 16% of class
  • Scholarship, State Bar of Michigan Negligence Section
  • Book Award, Conflicts of Law
  • Quarterfinalist, G. Mennen Williams Moot Court Competition

Bar Admission

  • Michigan


  • Michigan Super Lawyers®
    • "Rising Stars," Estate & Trust Litigation, 2012 –2023
  • Hour Detroit Magazine
    • "Top Women Attorneys in Michigan," 2016
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
    • “Top 40 Under 40,"
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
    • “Up & Coming Lawyer,” 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, 2024

Professional Involvement

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Michigan Association for Justice – Past Executive Board Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Ingham County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society
  • American Civil Liberties Union


  • Participant, "ICLE Demonstration: Presenting TBI Evidence at Trial"; Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) - On-demand video seminar series; Ann Arbor, MI; November 2019
  • Presenter, "How to Deal with Medicare and Medicaid Liens"; No-Fault Summit, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE); Plymouth, MI; May 2019
  • Presenter, "Trial Preparation"; Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), On-demand webcast; Ann Arbor, MI; April 2019
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