Allison Lin

Orange County Employment Lawyer - Allison Lin

Allison Lin

Allison A. Lin is an Orange County employment attorney and founding shareholder of Workplace Justice Advocates, Professional Law Corporation, where she devotes her practice to protecting employee rights. She graduated cum laude from Chapman University School of Law where she was the Symposium Editor for the Chapman Law Review. During law school, Allison wrote an article that was published in the 4th edition of the Veterans Law Review, titled “WARNING: Don’t Drink the Water: An Examination of Appropriate Solutions for Veterans Exposed to Contaminated Water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.” Allison’s article was republished in the compelling nonfiction account, “BETRAYAL – Toxic Exposure of U.S. Marines, Murder, and Government Cover-up” by Robert O’Dowd and Tim King.

In addition, Allison served as Judicial Extern to the Honorable Robert N. Kwan in the United States Bankruptcy Court where she conducted legal research and drafted bench memoranda. Allison was also involved in the family violence clinic, where she successfully obtained immigration relief for victims of violent crimes. She also served as the Academic Chair for the Asian Pacific American Law Students’ Association and earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for the highest grade in Torts and Civil Procedure.

Allison previously worked at the Law Offices of Lawrence R. Whiting, a firm dedicated to protecting the rights of injured workers. Allison continued to pursue her love of employment law at the Law Offices of Tamara S. Freeze where she litigated complex discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wrongful termination cases.

Prior to law school, Allison interned for a California State Assemblymember and devoted much of her time to grassroots organizing and lobbying aimed at increasing the accessibility, affordability, and quality of the University of California system.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, snowboarding, attending live music events, exploring art galleries, and running with her Italian greyhounds.

EDUCATION:

J.D., Chapman University School of Law
Cum Laude; Chapman Law Review Symposium Editor; CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Torts, Civil Procedure; Asian Pacific American Law Students’ Association, Academic Chair.

B.A. Criminology, Law & Society, University of California: Irvine
Dean’s Honor List; LobbyCORE Political Advocacy Teaching Assistant.

JURISDICTIONS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:

State Bar of California
United States District Court, Central District of California

PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS:

American Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association
Orange County Asian American Bar Association
California Employment Lawyers’ Association

ARTICLES:

WARNING: Don’t Drink the Water: An Examination of Appropriate Solutions for Veterans Exposed to Contaminated Water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune
Publication: 4th Edition of Veterans Law Review
Citation: 4 Veterans L. Rev. 85 (2012)
Publication Date: January 2012