Mr. David Allen, Esq.


David Allen’s background includes experience in general private practice, plaintiff and defendant, insurance defense and criminal defense. As a trial attorney, he have taken approximately sixty five jury trials to verdict, civil and criminal. He graduated from California Western School of Law in 1976 where he won the Bancroft Whitney Trial Practice Award. As a Naval Officer during the Vietnam War, he served as a main propulsion division officer aboard the USS Constellation CVA 64. He graduated from Rhodes College in Tennessee where earned six varsity letters in football and track and was was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. His professional education after law school includes the Advanced Trial Practice Class at Hastings Law School in San Francisco; the San Diego Inns of Court; and the American Association of Trial Lawyers Trial Practice Courses. He and his wife Claudia Kellogg Allen have four children.


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NegligencecivilJudge Ronald Styn-San Diego
ForgerycriminalJudge Everette Dickey-Orange County
UsurycivilJudge David Chaffee-Orange County
SolicitationcriminalJudge Greg Prickett-Fullerton
PremisescivilJudge Byron McMillan-Orange County
Auto AcccivilJudge Garpst-Riverside
PremisescivilJudge Melvin Weeks-Westminster Municipal
BatterycivilJudge Jack Levitt-San Diego
ObstructioncriminalJudge Morgan Lester-Westminster North San Diego
Veterinary BatterycivilJudge Mark Sheedy-Harbor
Election CodecriminalJudge Michael Burley-North San Diego
BatterycriminalJudge Luther Leeger-North San Diego
Indecent ConductcriminalJudge Morgan Lester-North San Diego
ContractcivilJudge David Cohn-San Bernardino
Medical ServicescivilJudge Thomas Nuss-Pomona


Six years exclusively criminal law practice including jury trials Six years exclusively insurance defense matters with private firm Six years exclusively insurance defense in house Seventeen years general practice