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John Robert Allison, American lawyer, educator, author. Bar: Texas 1972. Named Outstanding Professor Graduate School Business, University Texas, 1984; recipient Best Article award American Business Law Journal, 1977, Holmes/Cardozo award, 1985, Faculty Excellence award, 1987.


Allison, John Robert was born on April 6, 1948 in Waco, Texas, United States. Son of Lloyd Burton and Mary LaBertha (Fulps) Allison.


Student, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1966—1969. Juris Doctor, Baylor University, 1972.


Bar: Texas 1972. Assistant professor of University Texas, Austin, 1972-1977, associate professor, 1977-1981, professor 1981-1983, Mary John and Ralph Spence Centennial professor in business administration, 1983^. Director Center for Legal and Regulatory Studies, 1987^. Staff editor American Business LawJour., Austin, 1974-1978, co-editor, 1978-1979, articles editor, 1979-1981, managing editor, 1981-1983, editor-in-chief 1983-1985, advisory editor 1985^.

Author: Business Law: Text and Cases, 1978, 6th edit., 1994. Business Law: Alternate Edition, 1979, 5th edit., 1992. The Legal Environment of Business, 1984, 4th edit., 1993.

Fundamentals of Business Law, 1984. Editor-in-chief Baylor Law Review, 1971-1972. Contributor articles to professional journals.


  • Bar: Texas 1972.



Member of Academy Legal Studies in Business (member, executive committee 1983-1984), Dispute Resolution Center Austin/Travis County (board director 1989-1990), American Diabetes Association (member since 1981), Association for Retarded Citizens (member and contributor since 1974).


Married Margo Lu Armstrong, December 22, 1971;children: Sarah Marie, Jill Elaine, Eric Forrest. Children: Sarah Marie, Jill Elaine, Eric Forrest.

Lloyd Burton Allison

Mary LaBertha (Fulps) Allison

Margo Lu Armstrong

Sarah Marie Allison

Jill Elaine Allison

Eric Forrest Allison

Sarah Marie Allison

Jill Elaine Allison

Eric Forrest Allison