Allyson Randall joined the McGough Law Firm, P.A. in June of 2016. As a certified paralegal, Allyson assists with substantive legal work, enabling the firm to serve its clients more efficiently. Her duties include document preparation, research, and management of the firm’s probate case timelines.

Prior to her career as a paralegal Allyson lived and worked in Japan, where she taught English language skills and prepared students for local and national English speaking competitions. Allyson also served as leader of the Event Team for Kanazawa International Baptist Church, aided rebuilding efforts in the Tohoku region following a tsunami, and spearheaded local involvement with the Operation Christmas Child ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. With personal insight of the struggles foreigners face, she continues to assist internationals in South Carolina.


  • Certified Paralegal – National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)
  • S.C. Certified Paralegal – South Carolina Board of Paralegal Certification


  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies – Midlands Technical College
  • Bachelor of Arts in English; Minor in Public Relations – Anderson University

Legal Involvement

  • Palmetto Paralegal Association
  • NALA – The Paralegal Association

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Grace Point Presbyterian Church of Irmo
  • Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society – Alumni Epsilon Chapter
  • Ripe for Harvest – International Student Ministry
  • Japan-America Association of South Carolina