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William Riley Allen

William Riley Allen, American lawyer. Bar: Florida 1982, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1982, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1988, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1992. Recipient American Jurisprudence award in criminal law.

Background

  • Allen, William Riley was born on October 24, 1953 in Coral Gables, Florida, United States. Son of William George and Winnie (Woodall) Allen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University Center Florida, 1977. Juris Doctor with honors, Florida State University, 1981.

    Career

    • With Pitts, Eubank & Ross, P.A., Orlando, 1981-1985. Principal W. Riley Allen P.A., since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1982, United States District Court (middle district) Florida 1982, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1982, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1988, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1992.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Anglican Catholic Church

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (tort and insurance practice committee), Association of Trial Lawyers of America (sustaining, trial lawyer section), Florida Bar Association (trial laywers section), Academy Florida Trial Lawyers (EAGLE, trial lawyers section), Orange County Bar Association (law and education, lawyer advertising committee, guardian ad litem committees since 1981, award of excellence 1993, named Guardian Ad Litem of Year 1997), Defense Research Institute, American Judicature Society, Center Florida Trial Lawyers (founding director), Phi Delta Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Softball, water and snow skiing, basketball, tennis, running.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Faith Ford, June 3, 1989.
    • father: William George Allen
    • mother: Winnie (Woodall) Allen
    • spouse: Mary Faith Ford
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    Born October 24, 1953
    (age 64)
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