Jeffrey Allen is a principal in the law firm of Graves & Allen, in Oakland, California. He runs a general practice that, since 1973, has emphasized real estate and business transactions, receiverships and related litigation. Mr. Allen also works extensively as a mediator and as an arbitrator. He actively participates in the work of the Alameda County Bar Association, the Contra Costa County Bar Association, the California Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Allen has taught at the University of California, Berkeley, St. Mary's College and the Oakland College of Law. He currently serves on the faculty of the University of Phoenix and California State University of the East Bay.
He frequently presents at continuing education programs for attorneys, brokers, accountants and mediators throughout the United States on technology, trial and mediation technique and California, substantive law topics. He writes columns for several legal magazines and also contributes articles on a regular basis to other legal publications. He serves as the editor-in-chief of the Technology eReport and GPSolo's Technology & Practice Guide.
In addition to his practice in the United States, Mr. Allen is a member of the rolls of the Law Society as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.