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Aaron J. Allen has been actively representing injured and aggrieved people as an attorney since 1986 (over 25 years). He has handled many different types of accident cases involving a wide variety of injuries, including death.


In addition to getting his law degree and license to practice law, Mr. Allen earned a master of business administration (MBA) with focuses in economics and finance. His education and experience helps him to fully and adequately present all of your losses at trial.


You may have complicated economic damages, including substantial future medical expenses and loss of future wages. You may suffer significant loss of access to the labor market which can be very difficult to explain to a judge or jury. Mr. Allen can help explain these complex economic losses and their effects on you and your family over the remainder of your life. He can help get the compensation you and your family deserve.


Aaron J. Allen graduated from University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) in 1982 (BS), Louisiana State University School of Law in 1985 (JD), and Southern Methodist University in 1986 (MBA). He is a member of the Lafayette Parish and State Bar Associations.


Mr. Allen has represented clients with all kinds of severe and disabling injuries and has handled death cases. He has tried judge and jury cases and has handled cases at all levels in Louisiana courts, including city, district and appellate courts, and the Louisiana Supreme Court. He has tried cases to judges and juries in federal district courts as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. He has litigated motor vehicle, 18-wheeler, railroad crossing, and pedestrian accident cases.


Mr. Allen has handled cases involving industrial and workplace accidents, crane accidents, medical malpractice, and employment discrimination. He is experienced in handling accident cases occurring on or aboard offshore platforms and vessels, including supply, utility, crew, lift boat, and jackup vessels. He has tried Social Security Administration, Louisiana Workers’ Compensation, and Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation cases. He was Co-City Attorney of the Lafayette City-Parish Government, focusing on police and fire department issues and the public bid process, from 1992 to 1993. He has also successfully defended clients charged with various crimes, including first degree murder, and has handled domestic cases, such as divorce, child custody, and support.


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Contact info

Matt & Allen

1026 Saint John St.
Lafayette, LA, 70501

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Maritime: 50%
    29 years
  2. Personal Injury: 35%
    29 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 10%
    29 years
  4. Social Security: 5%
    29 years

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  • Gregory J Miller

    Aaron is the go to attorney for Maritime and Personal Injury claims in the Lafayette area. He is experienced, knowledgable, aggressive, and cares about his clients. He rates A+ in my book.

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    Gregory Miller Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Justin Roy Mueller

    Mr. Allen is a lawyer of great perspicacity who has earned his notoriety within his practice areas. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Justin Mueller Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
LAEligible to practice law198507/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lafayette Bar AssociationBoard Member2009 - 2011
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityBusinessMA - Masters1986
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of LouisianaN/AN/A1982