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Brian Allen, a Mesa, Arizona, native, joined Udall Shumway in 1996. Since joining the firm, Mr. Allen has continued the firm’s 45-year tradition of representing injury victims. Mr. Allen’s practice focuses on protecting the rights of individuals who have been injured by the fault of others or by the abuses of insurance companies. His experience in injury and wrongful death litigation has included claims in such diverse areas as automobile, motorcycle, large truck and boat accidents, trip and fall incidents, dog attacks, and a wide variety of defective product cases.


His experience also includes representation of individuals who have suffered injuries or death caused by medical mistakes in various medical specialties including emergency medicine, obstetrics, laboratory, general surgery, ophthalmology, anesthesia, and others.


One of Mr. Allen’s most satisfying areas of practice is insurance bad faith litigation. He has successfully brought claims on behalf of individuals against their own insurance companies to enforce policy provisions and to assist claimants in receiving the insurance benefits to which they are entitled.


Many of Mr. Allen’s clients are Spanish-speakers. Having lived in and/or spent significant time in both Puerto Rico and Mexico, he has developed a great interest and proficiency in the Spanish language and a desire to continue his relationship with the Spanish-speaking community. As a result, Spanish-speaking referrals are encouraged and appreciated.


Call Mr. Allen today for a free initial consultation. Mr. Allen’s handles all his cases himself from start to finish and can provide the personal attention your case deserves.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    18 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 30%
    18 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    18 years



Contingent (30-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Brian. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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    Mr. Allen is a top notch, highly respected litigator that zealously represents his clients. I would not hesitate to recommend his services.


    Gary Kester Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact info

Udall Shumway PLC

1138 North Alma School Road
Suite 101
Mesa, AZ, 85201


AZActive 199605/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
2012 Top Law Firms (21 attorneys or more)Lexis-Nexis Martindale Hubbell2012
Top 10 Law Firm (24 attys or fewer)Arizona Business Magazine: Ranking Arizona - The Best of Arizona Business2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top 10 Law Firm (24 attys or fewer)Arizona Business Magazine: Ranking Arizona - The Best of Arizona Business2011
Top Ten Law Firm (24 attorneys or fewer)Arizona Business Magazine: Ranking Arizona - The Best of Arizona Business2010
Hall of FameBoy Scouts of America - Mesa District2003
House Majority Law InternshipArizona House of Representatives1996
Y Scholar ScholarshipBrigham Young University1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerUdall Shumway PLC2011 - Present
Mangement CommitteeUdall Shumway PLC2009 - Present
Equity PartnerUdall Shumway PLC2003 - Present
AssociateUdall Shumway PLC1996 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mesa Redistricting CommissionCommission Member2011 - 2011
Mesa United WayBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Mesa Historical SocietyBoard of Directors2006 - Present
Arizona Trial Lawyers AssociationSustaining Member2005 - Present
Mesa Arts Center FoundationBoard of Directors2003 - 2009
State Bar of ArizonaMember - , Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure1998 - 2008
Boy Scouts of AmericaScoutmaster1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
$500,000 Jury Verdict of Plaintiff in Step-off Hazard in Parking Lot Case$500,000 Verdict in Favor of Plaintiff
$830,000 Settlement in Personal Watercraft Crash Case$830,000 Settlement
$500,000 Settlement for 30 Year Old Man who Suffered Severe Burns from Tractor Mishap$500,000 Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Udall Shumway PLCPersonal Injury Blog2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Brigham Young UniversitySpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AZ Paralegal Association - Learn at LunchPersonal Injury Liens2000