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J. Edward Allen

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Location:
Athens, Georgia
Phone:
706-410-1210
877-355-0830 (Toll Free)
Fax:
706-559-0155
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J. EDWARD ALLEN was born in Jacksonville, Florida. Mr. Allen was admitted to the Georgia bar in 1973 and the Tennessee bar in 1979. Mr. Allen earned his B.B.A. from the University of Georgia in 1970, and graduated from the University of Georgia's School of Law in 1973. He was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma.

Mr. Allen is a Certified Court Mediator and has been a speaker for ICLE on complex mediation. He was a member of the Supreme Court of Georgia Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism from 1996 through 2002. He was appointed to the 2006-2007 State Bar Committee on Professionalism. He is a member of the Western Circuit Bar Association, and served as the Association's President in 1989. He is a past president of the McMinn County Bar Association, and he is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association. Mr. Allen served on the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia from 1988 to 1995. He is also a member of the Georgia Academy of Hospital Attorneys and has been a speaker for Medical Education Services. Mr. Allen's areas of practice include Civil Litigation, Insurance Defense, Health Care Law, Domestic Relations, and Mediation.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Health Care Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Mediation

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1973
  • Tennessee, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1966

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia - 1973
  • University of Georgia
    • B.B.A. - 1970

Classes/Seminars

  • Complex Mediation, ICLE
  • Medical Education Services, Georgia Academy of Hospital Attorneys

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Supreme Court of Georgia Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism, 1996 - 2002
  • State Bar Committee on Professionalism, 2006 - 2007
  • Western Circuit Bar Association, Member
  • Western Circuit Bar Association, President, 1989 - Present
  • McMinn County Bar Association, President
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Georgia Academy of Hospital Attorneys, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Board of Governors, 1988 - 1995

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
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Fortson, Bentley and Griffin, P.A.
2500 Daniell's Bridge Road
Building 200, Suite 3A
Athens, Georgia 30606

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