Allison L. Lee, Esq.

Allison L. Lee, Esq.

Attorney-at-Law, Director Trusts & Estate Content, FreeWill

Allison L. Lee is the Attorney-at-Law, Director Trusts & Estate Content for FreeWill, aa mission-based public benefit corporation that partners with nonprofits to provide a simple, intuitive and efficient online self-help platform to create wills and other estate planning documents free of cost. Through its work democratizing access to these tools, FreeWill has helped raise more than $5 billion for charity.

Allison also oversees FreeWill’s Fellows Program, a network of trusts & estates practitioners from across the country who are passionate about improving access to law and increasing the role of charitable giving in estate planning. Prior to joining FreeWill, Allison spent more than a decade in private practice (most recently at a New York law firm), was rated by Super Lawyers (Rising Stars) in the area of estate planning and probate, and is a member of the New York, New Jersey, Florida, Maryland and Washington, D.C. bars.

Email: Allison@freewill.com | Website: www.freewill.com/ | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/allisonlaurenlee/

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