Cheryl J. Allerton, Esq.

Ms. Allerton has over 20 years of litigation and trial experience, representing individuals and businesses based in the United States and abroad. She has extensive experience in the practice areas of Civil Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation; Equine Law; Agricultural Law; Real Estate; Landlord Tenant; Elder Law; Guardianships; Estate Planning, Administration and Litigation; Code Enforcement for Municipalities; and Zoning.  Ms. Allerton also provides general counsel services to corporate clients.  Ms. Allerton is admitted in Pennsylvania State Courts; U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Allerton has served as trial counsel in litigation matters throughout Pennsylvania, involving

  • Construction Litigation
  •  Contract Litigation
  •  Personal Injury
  •  Products Liability
  •  Bad Faith Litigation
  •  Real Property Litigation
  •  Convention on International Sales of Goods Litigation
  •  Estate and Fiduciary Litigation
  •  Veterinary Malpractice Litigation
  •  Transportation Litigation

In her Equine Law practice, Ms. Allerton represents individuals and businesses involved in all facets of the equine industry, from Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse and Arabian Horse Racing, to pleasure and show horse boarding stables.   Ms. Allerton counts among her clients Olympic riders, international businessmen and corporations, horse owners, trainers, breeders, jockeys, boarding stables, riding and driving clubs, breed clubs, veterinarians, farriers, and feed companies.

In addition, Ms. Allerton provides Alternative Dispute Resolution Services for parties who wish to avoid the expense and inconvenience of the court system.  She is a certified Mediator, certified Collaborative Law practitioner, and a trained arbitrator.

Ms. Allerton is a member of the Pennsylvania and Berks County Bar Associations, the American College of Equine Attorneys, the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators, and the Pennsylvania Collaborative Law, Schuylkill/Berks County.

Active in her community, Ms. Allerton has served on the following boards:

  • Animal Rescue League of Berks County
  • Berks Equine Council
  • Pennsylvania Trails Advisory Board for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
  • Penn State Berks County Cooperative Extension

Currently, she serves on the Board of Friends of Daniel Boone Homestead.  In addition to her leadership roles on various Boards, Ms. Allerton is a frequent volunteer at and supporter of local community events.

Contact email: cjallerton@allertonbell.com

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