Allison was born and raised in Iowa City, where she grew up with her parents, sister and two dogs. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2017 with a degree in Criminology. Previously she worked as a paralegal in Waterloo and in Phoenix before joining Howes Law Firm P.C. in 2020. In her spare time Allison enjoys traveling, outdoor activities with her three dogs, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.