Allison M. Meade

Allison grew up as a Tarheel fan in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  She attended Williams College (home of the mighty Purple Cows) and graduated from Yale Law School in 1997.  She clerked for a federal judge and practiced law in Philadelphia, PA before returning to North Carolina in 2003.

Allison established her law firm in  Boone in 2010 and has represented individuals and small businesses as well as medium-sized to Fortune 500 companies in counties throughout central and northwestern North Carolina.  Allison’s practice areas include civil litigation, mediation, business law, real estate and tax disputes, estate planning, guardianships and estate administration (probate), and elder law.  Allison is a certified Superior Court Mediator.  She has served as Town Attorney for Boone since January 2015.

Prior Legal Experience

Wyatt Early Harris Wheeler LLP, High Point, NC

Hangley Aronchick Segal & Pudlin, Philadelphia, PA

Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Thomas N. O’Neill, Jr.,  United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.


Williams College, BA 1993

Yale Law School, JD 1997

Community Service and Professional Affiliations

  • Watauga County Bar Association  (President, 2015; Treasurer, 2013-2014; 2017; Secretary, 2012)
  • Board of Directors, The Children’s Council of Watauga County (2014-2017 (Chair, 2015-2016)
  • Chair, Board of Directors, The ARC of High Point, Inc.  (2009-2010)
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker since 2005 (currently in Inactive status)
  • Licensed General Contractor since 2006

Admitted to Practice

All State of North Carolina trial and appellate courts

United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

Available to practice in all North Carolina state and federal courts and administrative agencies

Admitted — administratively inactive:  Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, federal Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania