Allison is a graduate of the Canadian and American Dual JD Program at the Universities of Windsor and Detroit Mercy. Allison also holds a Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies from King’s College London, and an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in History and Middle East Studies.
As a student in the Dual JD program, Allison was involved in legal work on both sides of the border: she volunteered with the Pro Bono Students Canada Trans ID Clinic, the University of Detroit Mercy Immigration and Refugee Law clinic, and worked for the Michigan Department of Attorney General - Civil Rights Division. In her last year of law school, Allison was the Lead Teaching Assistant for the University of Windsor’s Academic Success Program, and represented Windsor Law in the global advanced rounds of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
Prior to law school, Allison worked for a non-profit as a community educator, spreading awareness about poverty and homelessness in the city of Toronto.
Outside of school, Allison loves visiting new restaurants and coffee shops, cooking for her friends and family, and anything to do with theatre.