Allyson E. Gold
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction and Director of the Elder Law Clinic

Allyson E. Gold

Allyson E. Gold is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Instruction and the Director of the Elder Law Clinic. Professor Gold graduated with High Distinction from the University of Virginia. After working for nearly two years to help low-income tenants in Washington, DC exercise their legal rights, Professor Gold began studying law. She received her J.D., with Honors, from Emory University School of Law. During law school, she worked at the Health Law Partnership, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing, and the Legal Aid Society. In recognition of her dedication to serving the public interest, Professor Gold was awarded the ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty John J. Curtin Justice Fund Award. Prior to joining the University of Alabama, Professor Gold was the Curt Rodin Visiting Clinical Professor of Law and Supervising Attorney in the Health Justice Project, a medical-legal partnership clinic at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. As an Association of American Law Schools Bellow Scholar, she is researching the effect of legal intervention on client health outcomes. Her scholarship analyzes the relationship between property law and health equity.