The founding attorney of Allen Law Firm, Attorney Bill Allen has been practicing personal injury law in North Central Florida since 1992. He graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law after playing college football for the University of Florida in Gainesville. He uses skills learned in athletics – competitiveness and an aggressive, disciplined approach – to take the fight to defense attorneys and insurance companies. At Allen Law firm, Bill utilizes his experience and legal training to “even the playing field” for the firm’s clients.
Bill attended the University of Florida on a football scholarship and graduated with high honors in 1983 while lettering for the Gator football team. During the next six years, Bill earned a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) while working in a family-owned business. In 1989, Bill returned to UF to attend the University of Florida College of Law, where he was a member of the Trial Competition Team. He received his Juris Doctor degree with Honors in 1992. While in law school, Bill was the recipient of three Book Awards in Civil Procedure, Civil Litigation, and Civil Clinic. Book Awards honor the top and most outstanding student in each class.
Prior to starting Allen Law Firm, Bill practiced exclusively in the area of personal injury and wrongful death. He has handled over 7,000 personal injury cases with recoveries totaling hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients. He is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, representing numerous million and multi-million dollar client awards.
Bill also holds the distinguished Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating – the gold standard in attorney ratings and the highest peer rating standard. The Preeminent Rating indicates that the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communications skills, and ethical standards. An elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys holds the AV Preeminent Rating
Bill’s legal experience includes personal injury, corporate and employment law, as well as insurance defense work with firms in both Jacksonville and Gainesville. Bill is a member of the following associations and academies:
Bill is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, as well as the federal courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida.
Bill is married to his high school sweetheart Ginny and they are the proud parents of two adult children, Amanda and Will, son-in-law Charlie Burchfield, and grandparents to two adorable grandkids.
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