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Carly F. McAllister


Carly F. McAllister is an Associate Attorney at Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. in the West Palm Beach office. Ms. McAllister generally practices in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Wrongful Death, General Liability Claims, Personal Injury, and Premises Liability.

Prior to joining CSK, Ms. McAllister worked as a legal advocate at the Southern Legal Counsel, a not-for-profit law firm that is committed to equal justice and basic human rights, where she assisted individuals and groups with public interest issues who otherwise would not have access to the justice system and whose cases may bring about systemic reform. Ms. McAllister also clerked for the Honorable Spencer D. Levine of Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal and worked as a research assistant for renowned Professor Linh K. Dai where she produced cutting edge legal research on civil litigation following human sex trafficking.

Ms. McAllister graduated magna cum laude from Florida Atlantic University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. Ms. McAllister was a member of Phi Alpha Theta and received the Marvin and Sybil Weiner Travel Study Award which enabled her to travel the country to collect and inspect preserved Revolutionary War documents in preparation for original publication. Ms. McAllister received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from St. Thomas University College of Law. In law school, Ms. McAllister was on the Dean’s List, was a CALI award recipient, and proudly served as an editor on the law review.

Outside of the firm, Ms. McAllister is a member of the American Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association, the Broward County Bar Association, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the South Miami Kendall Bar Association, the Florida Defense Lawyers Association, and the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association. Ms. McAllister is also a competitive triathlete and enjoys swimming, biking, hiking, reading, and trivia in her spare time.


Carly F. McAllister, Power and Race: A Comprehensive View of their Intervention with Justice Through the Shattering Rose Colored Lenses of R. Kelly, 32 ST. THOMAS LAW REV. FORUM BLOG, (Feb. 3, 2020).

Carly F. McAllister, A Victim’s Shield or a Stalker’s License to Kill? Court Ordered Restraining Orders, 32 ST. THOMAS LAW REV. FORUM BLOG, (Dec. 18, 2020).

  • St. Thomas University College of Law, J.D. cum laude
  • Florida Atlantic University, B.A. magna cum laude
  • Florida
  • American Bar Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • South Miami Kendall Bar Association

  • Phi Alpha Theta