J. Allen Smith

J. Allen Smith

Litigation Lawyer
Dallas, TX




No Misconduct



About Me

As President of the Dallas Law firm of SettlePou, Mr. Smith is a recognized legal talent in the Dallas and Texas legal community. Mr. Smith is Chair of the firm's Commercial Litigation Section and has been Board Certified with the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1992. He has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer and has made numerous presentations and speeches in his areas of practice....

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees


Hourly ($345/hour)

Client Reviews

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Attorney review

Posted by: a Litigation client over 5 years ago.

Top notch attorney. Handled work efficiently and with very good results.

Client Review

Posted by: a Litigation client over 6 years ago.

Top notch expert in commercial litigation. Very responsive and intelligent in his analysis and approach.
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Showing 2 of 2 peer endorsements

Michael W. Eaton
Michael Eaton

Southlake, TX

About 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Allen is a great lawyer with a knack for simplifying very complex issues and cases. Any client seeking a litigator with great trial skills and...
Michael Stephen Byrd
Michael Byrd

Dallas, TX

Almost 7 years ago

Relationship: Co-worker

Allen is a unique trial lawyer with an ability to turn a complex matter into its simplest form for judges or juries. While he is an aggresive and...
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1984 License Status: Eligible To Practice In Texas for the state of Texas.
Last updated by Avvo: 05/02/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 4 job entries
1993 – present



Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1984 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

South Texas College of Law


Showing 1 of 15 awards

2015 Life Fellow

Texas Bar Foundation


Showing 1 of 13 association entries

2010- present Board of Directors

Texas Historical Foundation

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Showing 2 of 11 publications

2014 A uniform Approach to Ad Valorem Valuation


2011 “The Rule 263 Trial By Agreement"

The Texas Lawyer Special Edition, Litigation and E-Discovery

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 8 occasions

2011 “Eminent Domain 101 for Real Estate Lawyers”

at Dallas Bar Association

2009 Eminent Domain and Ad Valorum Tax valuations

at OAAA Webinar Series

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