Richard F. Allen - Acting Alabama Attorney General

Background Information on Richard F. Allen

Official Position: Acting Attorney General
Hired at the Attorney General's Office: 1995
Admitted to Bar: Alabama (1973)
Degree: J.D. Law School: University of Alabama School of Law (1973)
Law School Honors: Managing Editor, Alabama Law Review; Order of the Coif; ODK; Outstanding Senior Award; Jasons Honor Society; Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society; Senior Class President

Judicial Clerkship: Chief Justice Howell Heflin (1973-74); Alabama Supreme Court
Previous Legal Experience: Managing Partner, Capell, Howard, Knabe & Cobbs (Attorney); Legislative Director, U.S. Senator Howell Heflin

Undergraduate School Information: Florence State College (now, Univ of North Alabama) 1963; B.A.; Chemistry/Math
Undergraduate Honors: Kappa Mu Epsilon (Math Honorary); Outstanding Freshman in Chemistry; Distinguished Military Graduate;Commander ROTC Brigade; Who's Who

Affiliations: Alabama Bar Association; Association of the United States Army

Publications/Papers: Lobbying,Pacs,and Campaign Finance--50 State handbook(Alabama chapter)West Publishing Co.(1994)

Other Additional Information: Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army; U.S.Army(1963-70);U.S.Army Reserve(1970-89); Brigadier General(Ret.); Graduate of US Army War College; Legion of Merit, Bronze Star; Service in Vietnam and Germany

Areas of Practice: General

Source:  Office of the Attorney General