Allegra Collins is a 2006 graduate of Campbell University School of Law, where she was a Legal Research and Writing Scholar and a regional finalist in both the National Appellate Advocacy Competition and the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Prior to law school, Collins attended UCLA and received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the College of William and Mary. Conversant in Italian, Collins taught English in Sassari, Italy and worked as an internet application consultant in Europe and the United States. Following law school, Collins was a law clerk for the Honorable Linda Stephens of the North Carolina Court of Appeals from 2007 to 2010. She is presently an Assistant Appellate Reporter at the North Carolina Supreme Court, Office of the Appellate Reporter. A former professional tennis player and a two-time representative of the United States at the Pan American Games as a member of the National Team Handball Team, Professor Collins lives in Raleigh with her husband, nine-year-old son, and one-year-old daughter.