Allen obtained both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Georgia, earning his Juris Doctorate in 1993. He was admitted to practice before Georgia state and federal courts in 1993.
Allen is a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives, having been elected to 3 terms by the people of the 4th House District of Georgia from 1996-2002. He chose to leave elected office as he and his wife were adopting their first child. He has served as a member of the Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission, providing screening for judical applicants to Governor Sonny Purdue. Allen has also served as a member of the Dalton Whitfield County Joint Development Authority and The Dalton Whitfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Board.
He is the Judge of the Municipal Court for the City of Varnell GA.
Allen is married to Melody Hammontree and they have 3 daughters, Harmony, Hannah Grace and Hope. They are members of Salem Baptist Church.
His practice emphasis is personal injury, medical malpractice, and Social Security disability claims.
He is licensed in Georgia and Tennessee and actively practices in both states.
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1993||10/17/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Recognition of Lawyer Legislators||Georgia Supreme Court||1999|
|Attorney||Goddard Hammontree and Bolding, LLC||1996 - Present|
|Judge||Town of Cohutta||2008 - 2014|
|State Representative||Georgia House Of Representatives||1997 - 2002|
|Attorney||Coppedge Goddard & Leman||1993 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||N/A|
|Conasauga Judicial Circuit Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives||Member||N/A|
|University of Georgia School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|University of Georgia, Athens||A.B||1990|
|Wrongful death of Child||subject to confidential settlement|
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