Viola Allen is a native of Madison, County. A graduate of Holy Child Jesus Catholic High School, Canton, Mississippi. She furthered her education at Holmes Junior College in Goodman, Mississippi, earning an Associates Degree in Secretarial Science.

She has been employed with Blackmon & Blackmon, PLLC since March 1, 2002. Viola maintains the uniformity of the file room, assists the attorneys with ad hoc projects and acts as a liaison between the staff and attorneys.

She performs limited legal assistant tasks with review by an attorney; participates in legal research; primarily responsible for document control, tracking and tracing; participates in preparation of various routine legal documents which may include a combination of complaints, petitions, answers, motions and notices, stipulations, subpoenas, settlement agreements, and discovery documents such as interrogatories, requests for admissions, and request for production of documents, etc.