Allyson J. Lanahan serves her clients by helping them articulate and memorialize the ways they want to care for loved ones in the event of their own illness or death. Reviewing and inventorying a life’s assets can be intensely personal and confidential. Allyson appreciates the trust her clients place in her, and the importance of maintaining absolute confidentiality while creating a legacy for her clients and their loved ones.
Allyson works with buyers, sellers and investors throughout Westchester County to educate them on the risks and obligations associated with what is likely one of the largest financial investments they will ever make. After spending more than a decade in the legal field, Allyson knows what truly facilitates residential real estate transactions is a skilled negotiator, one who is fluent in real property law and has a sense of how best to minimize risk for her client while helping them obtain their goal.
Allyson is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Westchester Women’s Bar Association where she serves as co-chairs of the Real Property Committee, and the Women in Professional Transition Project. Allyson also serves on the board of her local community association and is an involved parent in local schools.
Allyson holds a B.A. from the University of Florida with High Honors and a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law.
Susan Edwards Colson began her career in 1980, in litigation at Allen County Legal Services in Lima Ohio. She holds an Ohio Certified Public Account certificate and has taught Individual, Partnership and Corporate Taxation, as well as Financial, Managerial and Intermediate Accounting.
Her undergraduate work in English was completed at Ohio State University. Susan received her Juris Doctorate from Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio. She continued to bolster her business background in accounting and finance for CPA eligibility at Ohio Northern University.
Susan is dedicated to community building, and civic engagement through her professional and volunteer work. She often works with individuals and families, businesses, and foundations to organize, strategize and maximize the impact of their philanthropic initiatives. She is a member of and presenter at the Chicago-based International Advisors in Philanthropy, whose mission is the transformation of philanthropy through collaboration among and between donors and their professional advisors.
Susan is a former board member of the Westchester Estate Planning Counsel and is a member of the Trusts and Estates and Elder Law sections of the New York State and Westchester County Bar Associations. She is a past president for the Westchester Women’s Bar Association.