Alison Weitzer is an Associate with Dyer & Peterson.
Alison is a member of the New Jersey and New York State Bars, having been licensed in both jurisdictions since 2015. She is committed to helping those in need. She has a strong background in service and has previously represented individuals in housing/tenancy disputes through the Center for Civil Justice, Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, and Michigan State University College of Law Housing Clinic. Alison has also been associated with Budd Larner, P.C. and a disability law firm where she gained experience in family law, commercial litigation, and ERISA litigation. She joined Dyer & Peterson P.C. as an Associate in January 2016.
Prior to practice, Alison graduated in three years Cum Laude from Franklin & Marshall College and Cum Laude from Michigan State University College of Law. While attending law school, Alison clerked for the Chief Judge Richard D. Ball of the 54-B District Court. She was a member and certificate recipient of the Trial Practice Institute, a highly competitive litigation program.
While attending law school, Alison received recognition as a Finalist for the Donald Nystrom Best Brief Competition and Finalist for the Most Distinguished Second Year Law Student. She was the Note and Comment Editor for the Michigan State University Journal of Medicine and Law and was published in their 2014 edition. Alison L. Weitzer, The Revitalization of Battered Woman Syndrome as Scientific Evidence with the Enforcement of the DSM-5, 18 Mich. St. U. J. Med. & L. 89 (2014). Alison gained insightful research and writing experience while working as a Teacher’s Assistant for Research, Writing, Analysis and Advocacy courses, and working as a Research Assistant. Alison also studied abroad at the Doshisha Law School in Kyoto, Japan.