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Allyson Breeden

Member , Evansville IN


Allyson Breeden

Member , Evansville IN

Allyson joined Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Evansville office in 2022 as a member and is a part of the firm’s Healthcare, Business Litigation, and Family Law Services practice groups. An experienced attorney within multiple industries, she represents individuals, businesses, healthcare organizations, municipalities, and schools in a variety of legal matters in front of administrative agencies, state courts, and federal courts.

Allyson defends claims involving medical malpractice, professional liability, and bodily injury. She has represented doctors and other healthcare providers, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and healthcare corporations throughout Indiana. She also represents healthcare providers in administrative licensure matters and provides legal counsel regarding liability in the healthcare environment.

Allyson is also an Adoption Fellow of the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys and is especially passionate about children and the adoption process. Over her career, she has facilitated the finalization of hundreds of adoptions by representing adopting parent(s) in contested and uncontested adoption matters. Allyson currently represents Vanderburgh County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), a non-profit organization that secures volunteer advocates to speak for abused and neglected children in the court system to ensure they are in a safe living environment. In addition, she has extensive experience in guardianship, divorce, and other family law matters.

Allyson has been a presenter at seminars conducted by the Indiana School Board Association and the Indiana Counsel of Administrators of Special Education. She authored Policies, Procedures, and Litigation over Service Animals in Schools, Indiana School Board Association, Special Education Seminar (2014), Transition Planning Under IDEA and Article 7, Indiana School Board Association, Special Education Seminar (2010); A School’s Duty to Open its Doors and Databases to Outside organizations and to Distribute their Flyers, Indiana School Board Association, School Law Seminar (2007) (co-author with Patrick A. Shoulders); Federal Removal Jurisdiction and its Effect on Plaintiff Win-Rates, Res Gestae, Volume 46, Number 2 (September 2002); The Pitfalls of Relying on the Indiana Trade Secrets Act for Protection of Trade Secrets, The Workplace Lawyer (Fall 2022).

Prior to joining SKO, Allyson most recently served as a Partner at Ziemer Stayman Weitzel & Shoulders where she practiced for the past 18 years. She also was an Associate Attorney at Campbell Kyle Proffit.

Arbitration and Mediation: As a Registered Domestic Relations Mediator, Allyson possesses the skills needed to assist parties in problem-solving situations and work out conflict without coercive court intervention in a compassionate, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

Family Law Services: When family dynamics change, Allyson provides legal advice and representation in adoption, guardianship, divorce, and paternity matters.

Healthcare: Allyson and her experienced team provide a vigorous defense for healthcare professionals and entities when disputes arise.


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2001, J.D., cum laude

University of Southern Indiana, 1998, B.S.


Admitted In

  • Indiana

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

Professional & Community Activities

  • Indiana State Bar Association

  • Evansville Bar Association

  • American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, Fellow

  • Indiana Council of School Attorneys

  • National School Board Association’s Council of School Attorneys


  • Volunteer Lawyer Program Award for 50 hours of Pro Bono Services; 2010, 2014

  • Susan K. Helfrich Excellence in Pro Bono Service Award, 2009

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