Mr. Allen jointed Gess Mattingly & Atchison as an associate in 2009. His practice focuses on criminal defense before federal and state trial and appellate courts as well as complex commercial, environmental, and courts and administrative administrative litigation before state and federal agencies. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Fayette Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association. Mr. Allen is a part of the 2014-2015 class of Leadership Lexington and is a member of the advisory board of the International Book Project. He is also recognized as a “Rising Star” by Kentucky Super Lawyers. Mr. Allen received his B.A., with honors, from the University of Kentucky, and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Mr. Allen graduated in 2002 from the University of Kentucky College of Law. He received his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky in 1999.