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Professional Education:

  • St. Mary's University School of Law - Doctorate of Jurisprudence

  • Nova Southeastern University - Ph.D. in Social Psychology

  • Pepperdine Strauss Institute - Post Graduate Work in Conflict Resolution

  • Harvard Law School - Post Graduate Work in Conflict Resolution


Licensed to Practice in:
All Texas State Courts and the Federal Western District Court of Texas


Professional Honors and Memberships:
Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


Allen was recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly, a distinction held by only two percent of the practicing attorneys in Texas.


Allen is a member of the Texas Bar Association, San Antonio Bar Association, and Austin Bar Association.


Allen's Story:
Dr. Allen Craddock graduated cum laude from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1997 and was admitted to practice by the State Bar of Texas in 1998. After law school, Allen completed a Ph.D. in Social Psychology in 2009. Allen is Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Allen is a frequently requested speaker and serves as an adjunct professor of law at St. Mary’s University – School of Law and as a visiting professor of law at Pepperdine School of Law.  In 2005, Allen was recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly, a distinction held by only two percent of the practicing attorneys in Texas.


In addition to practicing and teaching law, Allen is an Active Behavioral Consultant for law enforcement agencies, providing onsite crisis negotiation intervention and specializing in behavioral manipulation, interpretation, and interrogation (body language and lie detection).


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 100%
    17 years, 2.5 thousand cases



Hourly ($150-350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Hector Quinones Martinez

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked on various matters with Allen, he is a talented attorney who does his best to find a reasonable resolution for the parties involved in the case.


    Hector Martinez Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • George Pablo Escobedo

    I endorse this lawyer. He's smart and cares about his clients.


    George Escobedo Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

4311 S 1st Street
Austin, TX, 78745


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199810/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified - Workers' Compensation Since 2005Texas Board of Legal Specialization2012
Super LayerSuper Lawyers2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRodriguez & Craddock, P.C.2007 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorSt Mary's University School Of Law1999 - Present
AttorneyAllen T. Craddock & Associates, P.C.2001 - 2007
AttorneyCraddock & Rosier, P.C.1998 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Austin Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationBoard Certified - Workers' Compensation2005 - Present
San Antonio Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1998 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
LambertAnalysis of Online Dispute Resolution: A Closer Look at Human Behavioral Changes During Conflict in the Online Environment2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern UniversitySocial PsychologyPh.D.2009
St. Marys University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Workers' Compensation SeminarWorkers' Compensation2009
Negotiation TacticsNegotiation Tactics2008
Advanced Workers' Compensation SeminarWorkers' Compensation2008
President's Peace CommissionPresident's Peace Commission2004
Family Bar AssociationCollaborative Mediation2004
Advanced Negotiation TechniquesAdvanced Negotiation Techniques2004
Basic Mediation CertificationMediation2003