Michael D. Allen

Michael D. Allen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Tyler, TX

Allen Lottmann Kimmel, PC
 | 3805 Old Bullard Road, Tyler, TX 75701
Phone: 903-534-0006
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%),
  • Closely Held Business (40%),
  • Tax (10%)
Attorney Profile

Michael D. Allen has more than 35 years of legal experience.  His practice is limited to estate planning, probate and estate administration, and business formation and succession planning.  Mr. Allen is a specialist in Estate Planning and Probate law as certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  He has been named a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, is listed in Best Lawyers in America, and has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers magazine eight times.  The national legal directory Martindale-Hubbell has awarded him its AV Preeminent rating, indicating the highest levels of professionalism and ethical standards.

Mr. Allen is a member of numerous professional organizations and regularly teaches continuing legal education courses sponsored by the State Bar of Texas.  He is a graduate of Austin College and SMU School of Law.  He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1976.

About Michael Allen

Admitted: 1976, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.allenlottmann.com/attorneys/allen/

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Estate Planning and Probate Law, 1985

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Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Advanced Estate Planning: How Reasonable Minds Differ, 2011 Advanced Drafting: Documenting Sales to Grantor Trusts, 2009 Advanced Strategies: Advising in Hard Times & Changing Landscapes, 2009 Advanced Drafting: Business Succession Drafting, 2008 Advanced Estate Planning: Installment Sale Strategies, 2008 Advanced Strategies: Planning Between Spouses' Deaths, 2008 Advanced Strategies: Representing Dysfunctional Families, 2007 ALI-ABA Course: Estate Planning for the Family Business Owner, Chicago, American Bar Association, 2006 Advanced Estate Planning: Representing the Patriarch in Succession Planning, Houston, State Bar of Texas, 2006 Advanced Strategies: Life & Death of an FLP, New Orleans, State Bar of Texas, 2005 Advanced Charitable Planning: Enabling Donors to Express Dreams, Austin, State Bar of Texas, 2004 Advanced Drafting: Limited Partnership Agreements, Dallas, State Bar of Texas, 2003 Advanced Strategies: Course Director, San Antonio, State Bar of Texas, 2001 ALI-ABA Course: Family Business Succession Strategies, Scottsdale & Boston, American Bar Association, 2001 Tax Law Course: Closely Held Business Strategies, Houston, State Bar of Texas, 2000 Advanced Strategies: Imagining the Future of Estate Planning, San Francisco, State Bar of Texas, 2000 ALI-ABA Course: Motivating the Business Founder to Plan, San Francisco, American Bar Association, 2000 Advanced Strategies: Sophisticated Solutions for Family Wealth Transfers, San Diego, State Bar of Texas, 1999 Advanced Strategies: Family Business Succession Planning, Santa Fe, State Bar of Texas, 1998 ABA Annual Conference: Estate Planning for Closely Held Businesses, Toronto, American Bar Association, 1998 ALI-ABA Course: Business Succession Strategies, Boston, American Bar Association, 1997 Advanced Strategies: Business Succession, Santa Fe, State Bar of Texas, 1996 Advanced Drafting: Formula Gifts of LP Interests & Opportunity FLPs, State Bar of Texas, 1995
Office Location for Michael D. Allen

3805 Old Bullard Road
Tyler, TX 75701


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Last Updated: 1/26/2017

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