Alyson C. Yorlano
Attorney Yorlano is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and graduated Cum Laude from Western New England University School of Law. While in law school, she worked as a summer intern in a local real estate firm and as summer intern with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Her academic accolades include: 2016 National Moot Court Competition ACTL Medal for Excellence in Advocacy and Best Oral Advocate distinction during the Regional Finals; CALI Law School Excellence; and the Snyder family Excellence in Ethics Award.
She has practiced law in Hampden County since 2007, first serving as a Law Clerk to the Justices of the Superior Court of Massachusetts, before joining the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office as an Assistant District Attorney in June 2009, where she handled a large and diverse caseload involving domestic violence, firearms, narcotics, traffic violations, operating under the influence (OUI) and insurance fraud matters. She also represented the Commonwealth as part of both the Special Victims Unit and the Appellate Unit. Attorney Yorlano has appeared before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and presented oral argument before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.
Attorney Yorlano joined Lyon & Fitzpatrick, LLP in May 2017, and brings with her a wealth of experience in trial litigation matters. Her primary practice areas include general civil litigation, landlord-tenant and housing court matters, education law and criminal defense.
When not advocating for her client’s interests, Alyson engages in numerous charitable pursuits including volunteering with Take and Eat, Inc.; serving as a member of the Autism Speaks – Western New England Steering Committee; and is a Sexual Assault Crisis Response Advocate for the YWCA of Western Massachusetts.
She currently resides in Westfield, Massachusetts with her husband and son.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- Hampden County Bar Association
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
- Western New England University School of Law (2007)
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2003)