Allison Goodson Attorney At Law

Allison Goodson - Attorney at Law


T 850.577.9090
F 850.577.3311
Tallahassee 301 South Bronough Street Suite 600 Tallahassee, Florida 32301

Allison focuses her practice on regulatory and healthcare law; and administrative law including advocating for her clients before state agencies, at administrative hearings and in state and federal courts up to and including civil appeals.

Her experience includes regulatory, licensure, and ethics engagements, challenges to, and defense of, provisional approvals of hospital CON applications, advocating for clients’ interests at agency rule hearings and workshops, drafting and testifying in relation to proposed legislation, and monitoring and reporting on policy initiatives that are important to our clients.

In addition to her administrative and regulatory practice, Allison has diverse experience defending individuals and entities against product liability, environmental tort, personal injury and property liability claims through trial.  Her experience representing providers and facilities in the defense of professional malpractice and nursing home negligence claims gives her helpful insight into our health care clients’ and their providers’ practice-based exposure and how best to limit it.

Allison has authored and presented a variety of seminars pertinent to legal and other industry professionals. She is admitted to practice before all state courts of Florida as well as federal courts, including the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

  • Education
    • University of Georgia, B.A. (cum laude, 2004)
    • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (2007)
      • Florida Bar Journal, Law Clerk; Assistant Editor
      • Student Bar Association, Class Representative
      • Student Bar Association, Vice President
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
      • Appellate Practice Section, Member
    • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
      • Fellow, 2019
    • Florida Defense Lawyers’ Association
    • Defense Research Institute
  • Articles and Publications
    • "Vicarious Liability Claims Against Vehicle Co-Owners," Paraclete, 2012
    • "The Broad Reach of Florida Bad Faith Exposure," In Transit, 2013
    • "Personal Injury Workers’ Compensation Liens: The Fly in the Ointment," Paraclete, 2014
  • Reported Cases
    • C.V. v. Dudek, 209 F. Supp. 3d 1279 (S.D. Fla. 2016)

  • Awards and Recognitions
    • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2017-2022