Michael K. Allen

Michael K. Allen

Managing Partner
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Phone:
513-823-4224
Fax:
513-579-8703
Email:

Mike and his firm, Michael K. Allen & Associates, LLC provide services in all areas of criminal defense law in the Southwest Ohio area, including Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren and Preble counties. Michael is a highly skilled litigator with over 40 years of experience in the criminal justice system as a former police officer, assistant prosecutor, judge, elected county prosecutor, published legal author, and, currently, legal analyst for Fox 19 News and 700 WLW radio in Cincinnati. Michael and his firm have established a reputation for providing the most efficient and aggressive legal defense for people charged with crimes.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI/OUI
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Civil and Business Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1986

Education

  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1983
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1980
    • Major: Criminal Justice
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • A.S. - 1977
    • Major: Law Enforcement

Published Works

  • ReEntry: Fighting Crime Through Public Safety & Cost Effectiveness, Journal of Community Corrections, Volume XVI, Winter, Number 2, 2006

Representative Clients

  • Rumpke, Inc.

Honors and Awards

  • Top Rated Judge Cincinnati Magazine, 1993 – Present
  • Criminal Justice Symposium Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office, Prosecuting Attorney, 1998 - 2005
  • Hamilton County Municipal Court, Judge, 1993 - 1996
  • Dinsmore & Shohl, Of Counsel, 1996 - 1999
  • Cincinnati Police Department, Police Recruit/Police Officer, 1980
  • University of Cincinnati, Police Officer, 1978 - 1980
  • Cincinnati Police Department, Police Cadet, 1974 - 1976
  • Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Captain, 1987 - 1997

Pro Bono Activities

  • Prevent Blindness Ohio Board of Trustees, 2012 - Present
  • Talbert House Advisory Board, 2009 - Present
  • Pro Kids, Board of Trustees, 1995 - 1996
  • University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees, 1999 - 2003