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Attorney Allen is an experienced trial attorney who has been practicing law throughout Massachusetts for thirteen years.  He has extensive experience representing individuals, families and businesses offering comprehensive counsel and guidance in multiple areas of law including divorce and family matters, civil and criminal litigation, and construction and business matters.  Attorney Allen is also a member of the Committee for Public Counsel Services’ Children and Family Law Practice representing families in matters involving the Department of Children and Families.


Attorney Allen is an active member of the community acting as vice chair on the Salem Affordable Housing Trust Fund’s Board of Trustees.  He has participated in the Lawyer of the Day Program at the Essex County Probate and Family Court.   He is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Salem, Boston and Massachusetts Bar Associations as well as the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.  During law school Attorney Allen clerked at the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board and later was hired by KPMG, LLP as a tax attorney and business consultant in their tax consulting practice.  Attorney Allen served in the Massachusetts Army National Guard for eight years during college and law school.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    14 years
  2. Divorce: 25%
    14 years
  3. Family: 20%
    14 years
  4. Business: 15%
    14 years
  5. Litigation: 15%
    14 years



Hourly ($250-300/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (always), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

MacLachlan & Allen, LLP

16 Front Street
Suite 200
Salem, MA, 01970-3617


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Academy of Trial AttorneysMember2013 - Present
CPCS-CAFL DivisionPrivate Contract Litigation Attorney2009 - Present
Essex County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Massachusetts, AmherstN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1998