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Scott E. Allen

Scott E. Allen

also known as Scott Allen

Practice areas:

Child Custody, Alimony, Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Support, Mediation, Domestic Violence

About Me

I am married, have two children, and play the bass in our church's praise and worship band.  

I started working in a law office when I was an undergraduate in 1989 and that's where I discovered family law.  I decided to go to law school and have never seriously considered doing anything else but family law.  It is an area of law where I know I can make a positive difference in people's lives.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Child Custody: 25%
    21 years
  2. Alimony: 20%
    21 years
  3. Family: 15%
    21 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 15%
    21 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Robert Samuel Gilligan

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Robert Gilligan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Christopher Daniel Leroi

    Mr. Allen is an outstanding and excellent attorney. I would recommend anyone and everyone to him for his services. I have been practicing for 24 years as a judge, magistrate, law professor, private attorney, and prosecutor, and I learn from his answers on Avvo every day. Simply an exemplary attorney.


    Christopher Leroi Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Allen and Spence

2501 Blue Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC, 27607


NCAuthorized to practice law199406/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Highest Scholastic Achievement Award - Philosophy and ReligionNCSU1991

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerAllen and Spence, Attorneys at Law2011 - Present
AttorneyRosen Law Firm2005 - 2011
AttorneyFamily law practice in Wake County, NC1994 - 2005

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2013
North Carolina Bar AssociationTechnology Advisory Committee2000 - 2013
ARRL - American Radio Relay LeagueVolunteer Counsel1998 - Present
North Carolina Bar Associationmember1995 - Present
Wake County Family LawyersMember1994 - 2003
Wake County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Provenzano v. Provenzano, NC Court of Appealssuccessful appeal
ARMSTRONG v. DROESSLER, NC Court of Appealssuccessful appeal
Watkins v. Watkins - NC Court of Appealssuccessful appeal

See all Legal Cases 

Publication NameTitleDate
NBO CLENBI - 1995 Changes to Alimony Laws in nC1995

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
North Carolina State UniversityPhilosophyBA1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
North Carolina Bar AssociationFamily LawN/A
CLEAlimony and postseparation supportN/A