Lisa L. McAlees, Administrative Assistant, Paralegal and Office Manager
Lisa L. McAlees has been Allen's administrative assistant and paralegal since 1987 and is the office manager at the Law Offices of Allen M. Bailey. Lisa works well with clients who are going through difficult times and assists Allen in gathering the legal documents and evidence needed for hearings and trials during the litigation process.Lisa also grew up in Anchorage and enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren-especially attending their hockey and baseball games. She enjoys quilting and donation of her quilts to good causes such as Victims for Justice-and she loves to travel.
Allen M. Bailey, Attorney. Allen M. Bailey, J.D., is a former Associated Press writer and has practiced law in Anchorage, Alaska, since 1974. Allen grew up in Anchorage and graduated from Anchorage High School in 1961. He was the Anchorage Borough and Municipal Prosecutor for over ten years and has been a family lawyer since 1985. He has been counsel in more than 50 appeals before the Alaska Supreme Court and Alaska Court of Appeals. Allen's non-legal interests include skiing, photographing Alaska's great natural beauty, collecting railroad books and Lionel trains, and building O-scale buildings for model railroads.As a family lawyer, Allen's practice focuses primarily on child custody matters and on representing domestic violence victims in divorce, child custody and protective order cases. . Allen is co-author of Alaska's statute establishing a presumption against placing a child in the legal or physical custody of a batterer. He wrote the chapter on "Child Custody Litigation Strategies" in The Impact of Domestic Violence on Your Legal Practice, ABA Commission on Domestic Violence, 2nd Ed. (2004), and reviewed Bancroft and Silverman, The Batterer As Parent; Addressing the Impact of Domestic Violence on Family Dynamics, and Lundy Bancroft, Why Does He Do That?
Family law child custody domestic violence divorce.