Alyson is a partner at Vamvoras Antoon, and handles a variety of cases, mainly in the areas of child custody, personal injury, and civil rights. Alyson also has a passion for animal welfare and is one of a handful of attorneys who practices animal law in the State of Louisiana. She has presented at numerous seminars on the topic of animal law- including the 2016 and 2019 LSBA Animal Law Section’s annual seminar.
Alyson is a lifelong Lake Charles resident, briefly moving to Baton Rouge while attending Louisiana State University as an undergraduate, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in history. She continued her education and obtained her Juris Doctor from Southern University Law Center in 2010, where she met her now husband and law partner, Michael Antoon. During law school, Alyson was a two-time recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Writing. Alyson was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar Association in 2011 and is admitted to practice in all State courts of Louisiana and before the Federal U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. She is certified as a divorce and family law mediator, and a past instructor at Delta Tech School of Business and Technology.
A top attorney in her field, Alyson has been selected as a Louisiana Super Lawyer’s “Rising Star” for 6 consecutive years. Super Lawyers chooses lawyers solely on peer recommendations, ethical standards, and achievement, and cannot be purchased. Alyson was also chosen as one of Thrive Magazine’s “13 Thriving 30-somethings” in 2017.
When not at work, Alyson and her husband love caring for their multiple rescue animals and are heavily involved in civic organizations and the SWLA community. She is a member of: The Louisiana State Bar Association (and chosen for the 2019 LSBA Leadership class), the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association Young Lawyers Section (Past board Member, President-Elect 2017, and President in 2018), the SWLA Bar Association Women’s Section (current Vice President), SWLA Bar Association Family Law Section, Chair of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Animal Law Section, The American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys, and Board member of the Arts and Humanities Council of SWLA.