Allyson is a litigation partner at Nixon Wenger LLP with a broad practice spanning all aspects of civil litigation. She has considerable trial and court experience, but strives to achieve fair results outside of the courtroom whenever possible.
Allyson also enjoys practicing in the area of administrative law and regulatory compliance; specifically in assisting professionals respond to their respective regulatory bodies.
- Administrative Law
- Business and Commercial Litigation
- Construction Litigation
- Negligence and Injury Claims
- Property Disputes
Education and Interests
- Bachelors of Arts degree (cum laude) University of Colorado, 2001
- Law Degrees University of Windsor.
- Law Degrees University of Detroit Mercy (Honours).
- Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2007.
Professional and Civic Interests
- Trial Lawyers Association of BC, Member
- Member of the Society for Injured Riders
- United Way North Okanagan Columbia Shuswap – Former Director
- Okanagan Symphony Society – Former Vice President
“I am so grateful for your professionalism, expertise and tremendous support over the past 2 1/2 years. You truly care for the people you represent and your dedication and compassion shows in everything you do. I will be recommending your firm to my family and friends or anyone needing legal assistance that wants the best representation and team anyone could ever ask for.”
With highest regards,
An extremely grateful client
HARRIS vs. KRAUS Ms. Harris was involved in a significant motor vehicle accident on May 27, 2012. At the time, she was a young mother of two and was doing her best to help provide for her family while caring for her young children. Unfortunately, the accident caused Ms. Harris to develop chronic pain into […]
Michael Yawney QC and Allyson Edwards were able to settle the claim for a man in his 50’s where he had suffered soft tissue injuries and aggravation of prior back problems from a rear end accident in 2015. The claim settled for $97,000 plus costs.
Michael Yawney QC and Allyson Edwards assisted a young lady from Vernon who suffered soft tissue injuries in an accident where she was a passenger in a vehicle. As a server in a restaurant her work exacerbated the effects of her injuries and made it difficult for her to recover. Our team assisted her with […]
A retired teacher from Red Deer, Alberta was vacationing on Vancouver Island and was rear ended by a vehicle whose driver claimed had lost it’s brakes. The brakes malfunctioned because the owner/driver of the vehicle had failed to maintain them properly. The client suffered neck and low back injuries that affected her retirement travel plans. […]
Michael Yawney QC and partner Allyson Edwards took on a claim by a gentleman in his late 50’s, whose vehicle was written off in a collision on Hwy 97. The man suffered soft tissue injuries that aggravated prior health issues, including back problems. The defendant’s insurer labelled him as having “pre-existing conditions” and refused to […]
Michael Yawney QC was asked by an Alberta lawyer to take on a complex injury claim from a collision that occurred on Hwy # 1 in BC, near the Alberta border. A tractor trailer lost control on winter roads and hit a family travelling back to Alberta. A young baby was severely injured in the […]
A Vernon woman suffered soft tissue injuries, neck and back, in an accident in the North Okanagan. Michael Yawney QC and Allyson Edwards pursued the claim on the client’s behalf and were able to settle it shortly before trial for over $150,000.00 plus costs.
A Vernon man in his 40’s suffered soft tissue injuries in an accident at a controlled intersection. The man retained Michael Yawney QC to pursue his claim for injuries. Mr. Yawney, along with his partner Allyson Edwards, was able to resolve the claim just prior to trial for over $185,000.00 plus costs.
The daughter of a corporate client of the firm retained Michael Yawney QC to assist her with a claim for injuries suffered in an accident where the plaintiff had been hit hard from behind. The whiplash injuries she suffered impacted her sports and ability to work as a hair dresser, limiting how many clients she […]
Michael Yawney QC was retained by a professional woman in her early 40’s after she suffered injuries in an October 9, 2013 motor vehicle collision where she was hit hard from behind when she was stopped at a crosswalk to allow a pedestrian to cross the road. The defendant driver had failed to slow down […]
Multiple Vehicle Accident Caused by 90 Year Old Driver: Mr. Van Sprang is a man in his 30’s with a young family and was a key person in his dad’s business which was a heating and cooling service company. Mr. Van Sprang’s father had plans to hand over the business to his son when he […]