Allison Standard Constance

Director of Pro Bono Initiatives

Work
(919) 962-7813
Office
5023 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

Biography

Allison is a member of the Student Development Office at UNC School of Law and serves as the Director of Pro Bono Initiatives. In her role as Director of Pro Bono Initiatives, she supervises the Pro Bono Program and advises its student-led Pro Bono Board. Under Allison’s supervision, students have the opportunity to complete remote research projects, participate in a wide variety of pro bono activities at the law school and in the local community throughout the school year, and engage in service trips. In addition to her work with the Pro Bono Program, Allison works with the rest of the Student Development team to provide general student support and also co-teaches the Transition to the Profession Program for first-year law students. Allison is also a delegate of the Employee Forum, UNC-Chapel Hill’s staff assembly. Allison is a double Tar Heel, having completed an undergraduate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill and also attending UNC School of Law for law school. Prior to joining the staff at UNC School of Law, Allison practiced law for seven years at North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services, Inc. where she represented people incarcerated across North Carolina in post-conviction claims and acted as the Assistant Director of Post-Conviction Litigation. Allison was also a founding member and past chair of the UNC School of Law Pro Bono Alumni Board and has served for many years as a committee member of the Law Alumni Association.

Education

  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2009)
  • B.A., Political Science and Social and Economic Justice, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2006)