Since 1986…Conveniently located in downtown Santa Rosa, the James D. Allen Law Firm celebrates 30 years of practicing law. The firm is licensed to appear before all courts in the State of California and has represented clients in the Superior Courts of Sonoma, Marin, Mendocino, Lake, and Napa Counties. Our clients are nurses, teachers, truck drivers and small business owners all with a need to untangle a legal problem in the most practical, reasonable and cost-effective way possible.

Areas of Practice…The firm serves clients needing to resolve a variety of legal issues including:

Personalized Service… Legal representation includes personalized service preparing estate planning documents (Including Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Advanced Health Care Directives), assisting clients in navigating through probate, assisting small business owners in the creation of Limited-liability companies and corporations, the transfer and dissolution of small businesses, and successfully representing public school teachers in employment related matters.

Experience & Reputation… Integrity is the cornerstone of Jim’s reputation. Lawsuits are expensive to pursue in both monetary and emotional cost. When it is necessary Jim will take cases to litigation in both the Superior Courts and before the Office of Administrative Hearings. However, an experienced lawyer will make an effort to find resolution and settlement to avoid lengthy and expensive litigation. Jim will seek middle ground wherever it makes good legal sense and is in  his client’s best interest. Jim’s experience includes serving as a Settlement Conference Pro Temp in the Sonoma County Superior Court since 2004 and arguing appeals before the Court of Appeals for the First Appellate District of California and the California Supreme Court.

Legal Services…Arbitration, Litigation, Court Appearances, Mediation, Administrative Hearings, Small Business Formation and Transactions.


Estate Planning and Probate


Values & Community Service…James D. Allen enjoys and works hard to help clients solve their legal problems and understands that there is no such thing as guaranteed success. Every client will be given his undivided personal attention with 100% dedication to achieving positive results. He values compassion, integrity and giving back to the community.
Please call us with your legal concerns today at 707-525-8525 for a no cost half-hour consultation.

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