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Sean David Allen

Business Attorney at Woodland Hills, CA

5.0   3 reviews

About Sean

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A skilled attorney with litigation, appellate, and transactional experience in areas such as real property, contracts, business and corporate governance, interpretation and enforcement of governing documents, business entity formation, and bankruptcy.

Having exclusively represented homeowners associations and other common interest developments for several years, Mr. Allen has broad experience with issues and disputes that impact community associations, including CC&R interpretation and enforcement, corporate governance, compliance with Davis-Stirling Act, assessment collection, foreclosure, encroachment and boundary disputes, lien priority, eviction, and community association governance. Additionally, Mr. Allen is one of the few attorneys knowledgeable of the unique issues surrounding community associations as bankruptcy creditors.

Mr. Allen obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of California and in every United States District Court throughout the State. He has successfully argued matters before the several Superior Courts of Los Angeles County, Ventura County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Luis Obispo County, and Santa Barbara County, as well as the California Court of Appeal, and each of the California District Bankruptcy Courts.

Mr. Allen is an active member of Community Associations Institute (CAI) in several Southern California chapters and has authored a number of articles pertaining to common interest development law and its application to community associations in California. Additionally, he has been a featured speaker at CAI events, including the 2016 and 2018 CAI National Law Seminar. Mr. Allen is a member of the California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) for the Channel Islands and Los Angeles Chapters of CAI, and serves on the Education Committee for the Orange County Chapter of CAI.

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Licensed for 15 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2007
Updated 09/15/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Sean

Roseman Law, APC
21650 Oxnard Street, Suite 2000
Woodland Hills, CA, 91367

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Posted by Ryan | March 15, 2010
Great experience
I knew I needed to get my estate in order before my daughter was born so I contacted Allen Law Corp for help. They took the time to answer my questions and explained things so that even my wife could understand. I would definitely recommend them to family and friends.
Posted by anonymous | March 10, 2010
Excellent Attorney!
Sean helped me handle some contracts and inheritance problems. Very professional and courteous; I have recommended him to many friends after my great experience.
Posted by anonymous | March 10, 2010
Excellent counseling
Mr. Allen provided me with thorough counseling for my case, which resulted in a favorable outcome. He was professional and clearly knowledgeable regarding the issues we were faced with.

Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Roseman Law, APC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Attorney
  • SwedelsonGottlieb
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • Allen Law Corp
  • 2007 - 2011

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • University of California
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2004

Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • N/A
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • N/A
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • N/A
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • N/A
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • N/A
  • Community Associations Institute
  • N/A
  • California Association of Community Managers
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Dean's Honor List
  • Pepperdine University
  • 2006
  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • University of California
  • 2004
  • Dean's Honor List
  • University of California
  • 2003
  • Chancellor's Honor List
  • University of California
  • 2003
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Publications

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Speaking Engagements

  • CACM Orange County Regional Forum
  • How Associations Can Have Entertainment for Their Members Without Getting Into Trouble
  • 2017
  • CAI Board Leadership Development Workshop
  • Board Leadership Development Workshop - Module I
  • 2017
  • CAI Board Leadership Development Workshop
  • Board Leadership Development Workshop - Module II
  • 2017
  • CAI 2016 National Law Seminar
  • Difficult & Disabled: Issues With Aging in Place & Disabled Warehousing
  • 2016
  • CAI Community Leadership Training Program
  • CLTP: Community Association Law
  • 2016
  • CAI Hot Topics in Community Association Law
  • CLTP Bonus Course - Hot Topics in Community Association Law
  • 2016
  • CAI Board Leadership Development Workshop
  • Board Leadership Development Workshop - Module I
  • 2016
  • CAI Board Leadership Development Workshop
  • Board Leadership Development Workshop - Module II
  • 2016
  • CAI Channel Islands Community Faire
  • Wrangling the Outlaws: Making Sense of Enforcement Options
  • 2016
  • CAI Channel Islands Community Faire
  • Legal Q&A
  • 2015
  • CAI Channel Islands Pismo Beach Dinner Program
  • A Preview of Changes to the 2014 Davis-Stirling Act
  • 2013
  • Troop Real Estate - Short Sale Transactions
  • Short Sale Transactions for Real Estate Professionals
  • 2008
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (4)
Real estate Attorney | May 31
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Real estate Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 13
Relationship: Other
"I am very impressed with Sean Allen and his credentials. I endorse this attorney."
General practice Attorney | Mar 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Sean is a dedicated attorney with an unmatched eye for detail. His problem-solving skills and devotion to his clients is astounding. I feel comfortable referring any clients to Sean."
General practice Attorney | Mar 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
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