Interview with Assistant Attorney General Allison Williamson, of the Sexually Violent Predator Unit

Allison Williamson Assistant Attorney General, of the Sexually Violent Predator Unit, is now a candidate for Wyandotte County judge.”
Allison Williamson’s journey in law began with her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Political Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, with a minor in African Studies. While living in Schweinfurt, Germany, she earned her Master of Science in Criminal Justice and volunteered at the JAG office.
In 2006, she moved to Kansas and started working as a Correctional Officer at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex. She was accepted into Washburn University School of Law in 2007 and graduated early in December 2009 with a Family Law Certificate. During her time at Washburn, she was a member of various law associations and was acting President of BLSA. She also represented the law school at trial team competitions in Chicago and Seattle.
Allison opened her general practice law office specializing in Family Law and represented parents in the Child in Need of Care Court. She then served as an Assistant Public Defender in Kansas and an Assistant Federal Defender in Missouri. In 2019, she became an Assistant District Attorney in Wyandotte County, Kansas, where she handled various cases and was promoted to Assistant District Attorney III.
Currently, she is an Assistant Attorney General in the Sexually Violent Predator Unit, monitoring Sexually Violent Predators to assess their safety for release after treatment at Larned State Hospital.
Allison volunteers with several organizations and is a member of various associations. She is also the Great Plains Regional Director of the National Black Prosecutors Association and a Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated member. She is married to a retired Army Vet and they have six children, four of whom are currently in college.
Her platform for running for judge is based on being fair, firm, and family-focused. She believes in professionalism, following the law to the letter, and offering resources and programs to uplift families and keep children safe.

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