Allison (Alli) Blackwelder was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina where she learned the value of working hard to serve others in her community. She attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and minor in Religion in 2010.
Alli attended the University of North Carolina School of Law and graduated with her Juris Doctor in 2013. While in law school, she served as the Executive Editor of the First Amendment Law Review and received the Gressman-Pollitt Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy.
Upon graduation from law school, Alli moved to Florence, South Carolina where she accepted a position as an Associate Attorney for a premiere criminal defense firm in the Pee Dee. She remained with that firm from 2013 to 2016 when she moved to York, South Carolina and opened her own practice. In 2019, the firm expanded and opened a new, primary office location in Greenville, South Carolina.