Allen R. Derr, American lawyer. Achievements include winning the historic United States Supreme Court decision in Reed versus Reed, 92 S. Court 251,overturning a state law that discriminate against women. Recipient Distinguished Service award Tau Kappa Epsilon, 1955, named Alumnus of Year, 1999; recipient Idaho Freedom award American Civil Liberties Union, 2002; named to Alumni Hall of Fame University Idaho, 2005.
With United States Marine Corps, 1945—1946, United States Air Force Reserve, 1950—1960. Assistant attorney general State of Idaho, 1959—1960. Private practice Boise, since 1960.
Speaker, lecturer, master ceremonies, radio and television panelist. Chair information committee Idaho State Bar, 1998—2003, co-founder Citizen's Law Academy.
Advisory board University Idaho Law School, 2002—2008. Past state president Young Democratic Club for Idaho. Member of Idaho Citizen's Law Academy, American Legion (past Commander), Idaho State Bar Association (Professionalism award 2002), Idaho Trial Lawyers Association (founder), Idaho Press Club (board directors).