Richard D. Allen, Attorney at Law
Representing small businesses and individuals.

Experience

I began my legal career as a litigator for a large law firm in Washington, DC, where I represented both corporate and non-profit clients in high-dollar litigation in state and federal courts.

Education

JD, Duke Law School.
MFA, New York University.
BA with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Bar Membership

State of North Carolina
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina.

Volunteer Activities

I represent clients on a pro bono basis through the North Carolina Lawyers for Entrepreneurs Assistance Program ("NC LEAP").

I have also served as a volunteer attorney for the North Carolina Department of Justice and for Legal Aid of North Carolina, where I assisted low-income individuals with consumer and employment matters.

Classes and Speaking Engagements (selected)

"Choosing Your Business Entity," Central Carolina Community College Continuing Education, February 2012.
"Ask a Small Business Lawyer," Wake Tech Community College (Cary campus), August 2011.
"Ask a Small Business Lawyer," Wake Tech Community College (Raleigh campus), March 2011.
“Entrepreneurial Law,” Duke Law Government and Public Service Career Symposium, Duke Law School, Durham, NC, March 2011.