Christine A. Alsop
Attorney & Owner
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
Phone: 314-644-3200 or Toll Free: 800-578-0384
Christine A. Alsop, owner of The Elder and Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC, has extensive experience in elder law, advocacy and litigation. Christine graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1989 where she was honored for her outstanding trial advocacy work. Christine’s theatre background provided her with a unique skill in the courtroom. She began her career as a litigation attorney, trying cases before the federal and state courts. She later realized that she wanted to focus on helping those who are elderly and people with disabilities. Christine has been a practicing attorney for the past 26 years and, of those, 13 years have been dedicated to elder law and serving as a true advocate for her clients.
Christine represents institutional and individual fiduciaries, as well as family members, in contested probate, trust, guardianship, conservatorship and fiduciary litigation matters. Additionally, she specializes in the following elder law and special needs planning practice areas: Medicaid Planning, Long-Term Care Planning, Veterans Benefits, Asset Protection, Estate Planning and Special Needs Trusts. Christine’s unique approach, experience and advocacy enable her to help families in resolving problems and achieving their long and short-term goals. Christine has been retained to give expert opinions in contested court proceedings involving Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements (MSAs) and Lien Resolution issues.
Christine is licensed to practice in both Missouri and Illinois. She is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Christine is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and served as Chair of the Advocacy and Litigation Section for NAELA. She also served on the Board of Directors for the local NAELA chapter. She is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA), the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP), the Elder Care Matters Alliance and ElderCounsel. She recently served as President of the Board of Directors for the Mid-East Area Agency on Aging (MEAAA) and served on the Board of Directors for MEAAA for six years. Christine served as the Chair of the Elder Law Committee for the Missouri Bar, as well as served on the Board of Directors for the Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis (DSAGSL). She was also a member of the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP).
Christine co-taught the Elder Law class at St. Louis University School of Law in the 2012 fall semester. In addition, she authored the Retirement Benefits chapter of the 2015 Supplement to the Missouri Bar Elder Law Second Edition Practice Desk Book.
Christine has written countless articles on elder law and special needs planning topics and is regularly called upon to speak to attorneys, financial advisors, other professionals and members of the community on elder law and advocacy issues. Christine’s distinctive ability to simplify the complexities of elder law and special needs planning, coupled with her desire to share her intricate knowledge, makes her an extraordinary attorney, litigator and advocate.