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Eric Jonathan Allen

About me

I went to law school to handle death penalty cases.  Many of those cases i have handled on a pro bono.  I currently represent individuals at all stages of the criminal process from trial to appellate to post conviction.  


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    15 years
  2. Appeals: 15%
    15 years
  3. Violent Crime: 10%
    15 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (15 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Robert G. Wells

    I endorse this lawyer. A lawyer can accomplish things. A truly compassionate lawyer can accomplish better things. Mr. Allen is of the later variety.


    Robert Wells Federal crime Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Donald Michael Gallick

    I have worked with Eric Allen on criminal appeals. I also spent substantial time discussing criminal law and appellate matters with him when we both attended a Death Penalty Seminar at Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyer's College. Eric is a thoughtful, hard-working attorney who gives 100% to his clients.


    Donald Gallick Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Office of Eric J. Allen, Ltd.

4605 Morse Road
Suite 201
Gahanna, OH, 43230


ILAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice200805/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chief trial counselThe Law Office of Eric J Allen, LTD2003 - Present
AssociatePoppe Law Office2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2002 - Present
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard member2001 - Present
ACLUMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Ohio v Joseph Smithaquitted following a jury trial
State v Chad Morrisonacquitted
State v CBreversed and remanded
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio Northern UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Albion CollegeSociologyBS - Bachelor of Science1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersDeath Penelty2015
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersDeath Penelty2014
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersProcedural Default2008
Ohio Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPreserving the Record for Appeal2007