Alison Graham, Esq.
Director of Advocacy
Ms. Graham received her undergraduate degree in Humanities with a discipline in Philosophy from Florida State University in 1998. Ms. Graham received her law degree from the Florida State University College of Law in 2001. Ms. Graham practiced as a criminal defense attorney with the Public Defender’s Office in Jacksonville for seven years. While at the Public Defender’s Office Ms. Graham worked in their Repeat Offender Court division, was assigned to their Special Defense Unit handling the most complex and publicized felony cases, served as a Division Chief supervising attorneys assigned to a felony court division, and defended people petitioned against by the State for civil commitment as sexually violent predators under the “Jimmy Ryce Act”. Ms. Graham has extensive trial experience and will be working in the Fair Housing Advocacy Center prosecuting housing discrimination cases, educating the public about fair housing laws, and performing and supervising community outreach services related to housing discrimination.