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Balch Attorneys Aria Allan & Shalyn McKitt Appointed to the Alabama State Bar Lawyer in Every Classroom Taskforce

Balch is pleased to announce that attorneys Aria Allan and Shalyn McKitt have been appointed to the Alabama State Bar Lawyer in Every Classroom Task Force. The Alabama State Bar is committed to advancing civics education and the promotion of Law Day. This specific Task force will work to incorporate diversity initiatives into the classroom throughout the year and specifically into Law Day. Aria and Shalyn will have the opportunity to identify attorneys in each region to disseminate educational information to lawyers throughout the state, enabling the provision of educational opportunities in their local area. 

Aria is a member of the Litigation Practice in the Montgomery office. She focuses her practice on litigating civil rights, labor and employment and employment benefits matters. She assists clients with drafting employer handbooks and policies, drafting various employment agreements and assisting with workplace investigations. Before joining Balch, she clerked for the Honorable Callie V.S. Granade, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama, and the Honorable Joel F. Dubina, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

Shalyn is an experienced litigator with a diverse background representing clients in health law, employment law, governmental affairs and administrative law, and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Balch, Shalyn served as assistant attorney general for the State of Ohio in the Health and Human Services Section, assistant regional counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Region VI and senior legal counsel for a healthcare technology company. She gained extensive courtroom experience with complex healthcare issues during her tenure with the government.