Allen Selected to the 2011 Super Lawyers Top 100
Varnum attorney John W. Allen has been named to the Top 100 of Michigan Super Lawyers of 2011. The honor is the result of nominations by lawyers and judges based on personal observations, and after research by Super Lawyers, an independent lawyer evaluation service.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
John Allen was the only Kalamazoo lawyer named to the Super Lawyers Top 100. Allen focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation. He is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. With over 30 years experience handling legal problems, he has written and co-written dozens of articles and books, and speaks frequently to business and law groups. On a regular basis, he teaches courses in law and trial practice to other lawyers, and often serves as an expert witness. He is a certified arbitrator and mediator. Allen has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2005 and was recently elected to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates, an elite, invitation-only recognition of jury trial lawyers in the United States.