Allison B. Vrolijk has an undergraduate degree in computer science with a minor in criminal justice from the State University of New York at Albany, where she graduated magna cum laude. She earned her law degree from Duke University School of Law.
Allison previously worked for the State of Georgia Attorney General's Office, in the capital litigation and post-conviction criminal litigation sections. There, she filed extensive post-hearing and appellate briefs, litigated habeas corpus petitions both at the state and federal level, and filed oppositions to petitions to the United States Supreme Court. She also previously prosecuted felony cases as an Assistant District Attorney in Gainesville, Georgia. At both of these previous positions, Allison gained extensive courtroom, general litigation and interpersonal experience.
Allison is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, and is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Georgia. She has been a member of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates and is a graduate of the Georgia Advocacy Office's Parent Leadership Support Project VIII. She has previously served on the City of Roswell's Planning Commission and is currently serving on the City's Ethics Commission. Allison has previously served as a member of the Board of the International Dyslexia Association, Georgia Branch.
Allison can be found frequently speaking to parent groups regarding their rights under special education, and has presented at conferences for the Autism Society of America, Georgia Chapter, the International Dyslexia Association - Georgia, Talk About Curing Autism, Atlanta Tourette Syndrome Conference and FOCUS's Educational Conference. She was also named a 2012 Hero for Autism by the Autism Society of America, Georgia Chapter and is the recipient of the 2012 Emily's Award from Corrigan Care.
Allison is an avid reader, and lives in Roswell, Georgia with her three college-aged sons.