Allison is a student-at-Law in our Calgary office.
Allison earned her Juris Doctor at the Schulich School of Law Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She previously earned a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours) in Psychology, graduating first class and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with distinction from University of Calgary. As an undergraduate, Allison helped research and co-authored an article
"Early Life Circadian Rhythm Disruption in Mice Alters Brain and Behaviour” which was published in volume 13 of the Scientific Reports. She was also a nominee for the Don Ray paper prize for best undergraduate paper on social justice.
Allison’s professional experience includes working as a Summer Student at McLennan Ross. She was responsible for writing memos, researching case law and legislation in various practice areas, and drafting a variety of legal documents.
While in law school, Allison volunteered her time and refined her research skills as a Research Assistant with the Schulich School of Law. She was regularly tasked with researching and briefing case law within the area of family law and animal rights law.
As an active community member, Allison currently fosters animals with the Humane Society of Alberta. She has previously volunteered with Fly with Me Animal Rescue, the Brenda Strafford Foundation, The Alzheimer’s Society, and The Elizabeth Fry Society, where she helped people better understand the civil court process.
In her free time, you can find Allison running or biking along the Bow River, practicing yoga, and hiking or skiing in the Rockies.