Richard L. Allen, Jr.

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Bar Admissions: Florida, Ohio
  • U.S. District Court of Florida (Northern, Middle, Southern)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


  • University of Cincinnati (B.S. Pharmacy, 1977)
  • Capital University, College of Law (J.D., 1980)

Professional Activities:

  • Order of the Curia
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, Adjunct Professor in Pharmacy Law
  • Recipient of the Eli Lily Achievement Award
  • Florida Super Lawyers 2014

Practice Areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Health Care
  • Labor & Employment
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmacist Practice
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death



  • $1.6 million dollar settlement in a whistle blower/defamation case
  • $1 million dollar settlement in a legal malpractice case involving a mistake in drafting a contract
  • $1 million dollar settlement in a premises liability case
  • $489,000 settlement in a commercial appraiser malpractice case
  • $270,000 settlement in a legal malpractice case involving the preparation of commercial loans


Challenging Class Action Certification
Posted: June 21, 2016

As an attorney defending an antitrust class action, your job is to get your client out of the case as expeditiously and inexpensively as possible. There are several exit points. For example, with a little help from the US Supreme Court’s Twombly decision, you might find your way out with a motion to dismiss, asserting […]