Allison Cunningham - Cordell & Cordell St. Louis divorce attorney

Allison Cunningham


Cordell & Cordell Divorce Attorney Allison CunninghamAllison R. Cunningham is an Executive Partner of Cordell & Cordell, where she practices domestic litigation exclusively. Her primary office is located in St. Louis, Missouri.

Ms. Cunningham cultivated an internal training program through which she organizes and oversees a quarterly session of courses highlighting practice tips and mock trial experience for every new attorney that joins the firm.

Her superior litigation skills translate into having consistently high client satisfaction ratings. She is a frequent speaker at family law seminars for the public and fellow attorneys.

“A good working relationship between attorney and client is essential in a domestic relation case. Communication is key,” she said. “Ultimately, how you and your attorney communicate with each other will be reflected in the presentation of your case to others.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Cunningham is licensed in the states of Illinois and Missouri.


In 1996, Ms. Cunningham received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Evansville where she graduated magna cum laude. She received her Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1999. She is a 2002 graduate of the American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute.


Ms. Cunningham is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.


Ms. Cunningham was recognized in 2010 as a Missouri Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.

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Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

Watch Ms. Cunningham’s lecture from Cordell & Cordell’s 2013 Continuing Legal Education seminar on “Debt & Divorce: How to Maximize the Marital Estate.”