Alison E. Daw
Alison was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, obtaining her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She then attended Georgetown University Law Center where she was a teaching assistant for legal research and writing and participated in the Sex Discrimination Clinic.
Alison began her legal career in Los Angeles in 1988 as a civil litigator for a firm specializing in representing aerospace companies in defense procurement disputes. She later joined the United States Department of Justice where she served for 19 years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of California and an Immigration Judge in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco Immigration Courts. She left federal service at the end of 2019 and relocated to Bellingham in early 2020.
Alison is experienced in all phases of civil litigation through trial and appeal. Her civil litigation practice has focused on personal injury, employment discrimination, constitutional torts, and immigration. She is licensed to practice in both Washington and California.
When not practicing law, Alison enjoys spending time with her two grown sons, reading, going to the gym, and exploring the beautiful parks of Bellingham.