Areas of Practice:
Arbitration, Civil, Commercial, Defamation, Employment, Environmental/Public Policy, Family General, Financial Services, Franchise, Franchising, Insurance Claims, International, Landlord/Tenant, Professional Malpractice, Real Estate, Rights of Way, Boundairies & Adverse Possession, Securities, Taxation, Trainer, Wills, Trusts & Estates.
Ms. Allen is a Distinguished Fellow and past President of the IAM. After an interlude as a law school professor, Ms. Allen has spent her professional life engaged in the private practice of law and conflict resolution. She has a full time ADR practice in addition to a specialty in tax and business/family/wealth succession planning. Ms. Allen writes and lectures extensively in her areas of expertise and is one of the lead trainers of mediators in the United States. She has authored numerous articles, training materials and publications on ADR for a variety of international and national professional organizations including the University of Michigan Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Pepperdine University Straus Institute for Conflict Resolution, the International Chamber of Commerce and the American Arbitration Association. Ms. Allen is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine Law School Straus Institute and Lipscomb University Institute for Conflict Management. Ms. Allen has been recognized by and is listed in ACQLaw Mediation Chambers, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers (Michigan [Top Mediator in Michigan; top 50 female ADR professionals in Michigan]and corporate counsel edition) and received the State Bar of Michigan Distinugished Service Award in ADR from the ADR Section in 2009. She has maintained an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell since 1985.
States Practiced In:
MI, OH, TN
B. A. University of Michigan, J.D. Wayne State University, LL.M. Taxation, Wayne State University