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Attorney Team

Scott D. Allen

Position: Senior Counsel
Email: scott@allenlawfirm.com

Scott D. Allen is the Founder of The Allen Firm. He is the Senior Attorney and a member of the Business Practice Group. Scott has a passion for guiding people through the challenges of their legal situations and helping people come to a good resolution. He enjoys watching the change in a client who was previously struggling with a decision being able to confidently make a wise and well-informed decision.

Scott graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in 1966. He earned his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law in 1970.

Prior to founding The Allen Firm in 1972, he practiced law in McKinney a few years until he returned to Stephenville to be help his family after the loss of his father. He opened Scott D. Allen, PC (now known as The Allen Firm, PC) shortly after his return to Stephenville.

Scott D. Allen

Senior Counsel

Scott D. Allen is the Founder of The Allen Firm....

Josh C. Allen

Position: Chief Executive Officer
Email: josh@allenlawfirm.com

Josh is serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the Firm and is a Lead Attorney in the Business Practice Group. Josh joined the Firm in 2004 and has a passion to guide people through the challenges of their legal situations. He also enjoys to see the change in a client who came to the Firm very concerned or stressed but leaves with a real peace about the situation.

Josh graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance in 2001, magna cum laude. He earned his law degree from Texas Tech School of Law in 2004, cum laude.

If you are involved in one of life’s legal situations, give Josh a call. He will help remove the unknowns and make sure you receive the best legal guidance you need.

Josh C. Allen

Chief Executive Officer

Josh is serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the...

Jeremy M. Derington

Position: Chief Operating Officer
Email: jeremy@allenlawfirm.com

Jeremy is serving as the Chief Operating Officer of the Firm and is a Lead Attorney in the Business Practice Group. Jeremy joined the Firm in 2009 and has a passion to ensure people fully understand their legal situation and make great decisions. He enjoys watching the change in a client who was previously struggling with a decision being able to confidently make a great and well-informed decision.

Jeremy graduated from Texas Tech University with an Agricultural Communication degree in 2001. He earned his law degree from Texas Tech School of Law in 2005, cum laude.

If you are involved with a legal situation involving a new or existing business; want to have your estate planning documents prepared or updated; need guidance through a probate; need some assistance in a real estate transaction; or would like to have an agreement prepared, give Jeremy a call; he will make sure you get the guidance you need for your situation.

Jeremy M. Derington

Chief Operating Officer

Jeremy is serving as the Chief Operating Officer of the...

Mark D. Granger

Position: Manager of Litigation
Email: mark@allenlawfirm.com

Mark is serving as the Manager of Litigation of the Firm and is a Lead Attorney in the Litigation Practice Group. Mark joined the Firm in 2014 and has a passion to guide people through the challenges of their legal situations. He also enjoys watching the change in a client who was previously struggling with a decision being able to confidently make a great and well-informed decision.

Mark graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University, magna cum laude, with a triple major in political-science / pre-law, business administration, and history. He earned his law degree from Liberty University School of Law in 2013.

If you are involved with a legal situation involving a lawsuit or dispute; need help with a collection, guardianship, or any other civil litigation situation, give Mark a call; he will make sure you get the guidance you need to make a great decision, come to a resolution, and be at peace with the situation.

Mark D. Granger

Manager of Litigation

Mark is serving as the Manager of Litigation of the...

Matt Koronczok

Position: Associate Attorney of Litigation
Email: matt@allenlawfirm.com

Matt is an Associate Attorney of Litigation in the Litigation Practice Group. Matt joined the Firm in 2019 and has a passion for giving people clear and practical next steps in complicated legal situations. He also enjoys to see the change in a client who came to the Firm very concerned or stressed but leaves with a real peace about the situation.

Matt earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in 2013, magna cum laude. He earned his law degree from Texas A&M University School of Law in 2019, cum laude.

During law school, he served as the lead editor of the Texas A&M Survey on Oil and Gas as well as an intern to a federal judge, a federal magistrate judge, and several mid-sized and large Fort Worth firms. Matt carries this scholarly and professional experience into his current practice of law.

If you are involved with a legal situation involving a lawsuit or dispute; need help with a collection, or any other civil litigation situation, give Matt a call; he will make sure you get the guidance you need to make a great decision, come to a resolution, and be at peace with the situation.

Clients consider Matt welcoming so be sure to give Matt a call or come in and shake his hand; he is always glad to make a friend.

Matt Koronczok

Associate Attorney of Litigation

Matt is an Associate Attorney of Litigation in the Litigation...

Sierra Barstow

Position: Manager of Real Estate and Contracts
Email: sierra@allenlawfirm.com

Sierra is Manager of Real Estate and Contracts in the Business Practice Group. She joined the Firm in 2019 and has a passion to guide people through the challenges of their legal situations. She also enjoys to see the change in a client who came to the Firm very concerned or stressed but leaves with a real peace about the situation.

Sierra graduated from Montana State University with a degree in Agriculture Relations in 2012. She earned her law degree from the University of Montana in 2016.

If you need assistance in a real estate transaction; would like to have any agreement prepared; or need general guidance in any of life’s non-lawsuit legal situations, give Sierra a call; she will make sure you get the guidance you need for your situation.

Sierra Barstow

Manager of Real Estate and Contracts

Sierra is Manager of Real Estate and Contracts in the...

Of Counsel

R. Stephen Cheak

Position: Of Counsel
Email: stephen@allenlawfirm.com

Stephen is “Of Counsel” for the Firm in the Litigation Practice Group. Stephen has a passion for guiding people through complicated and stressful situations – like being involved in a dispute or lawsuit. In addition to walking people through intense legal situations, Stephen has a passion for helping clients form new companies; working with contracts of all types; and being involved in sales and purchases of businesses.

Stephen graduated from Tarleton State University with a degree in 2003. He earned his law degree from Texas Tech School of Law in 2008.

If you are involved in a dispute or lawsuit or the situation seems to be heading in that direction, then give Stephen a call today. He will help guide you through the situation and do his best to provide you with a peace of mind along the way.

R. Stephen Cheak

Of Counsel

Stephen is “Of Counsel” for the Firm in the Litigation...

Kyle Post

Position: Of Counsel
Email: kyle@allenlawfirm.com

Kyle is “Of Counsel” for the Firm and is an Associate Professor at Tarleton State University. Kyle enjoys protecting a persons’ hard-earned wealth and assets. He has a passion for guiding people to make great decisions in situations involving federal income tax planning, estate planning and trusts; probate and trust administration; wealth and asset preservation; and nonprofit tax-exempt qualification and maintenance.

Kyle graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2004. He earned his law degree from Arizona State University College of Law in 2007 and received his Master’s of Law (LL.M) in Tax from New York University School of Law in 2008.

If you are involved in a legal situation where you need help with federal income tax planning; need an estate plan or trust; or simply want to talk about protecting your wealth or assets, then give Kyle a call today.

Kyle Post

Of Counsel

Kyle is “Of Counsel” for the Firm and is an...

Casey Thompson

Position: Of Counsel
Email: casey@allenlawfirm.com

Casey is “Of Counsel” for the Firm. Casey has a passion for guiding people through complicated and stressful situations – like being involved in a dispute or lawsuit. In addition to walking people through intense legal situations, Casey has a passion for helping clients form new companies; working with contracts of all types; and being involved in sales and purchases of businesses.

Casey graduated from Texas Tech University with a Business Management degree; from American Public University with a Masters in Political Science with Honor; and earned his law degree from Texas Wesleyan University (now, Texas A&M) School of Law in 2000. He is also an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at Tarleton State University.

If you are involved in a dispute or lawsuit or the situation seems to be heading in that direction, then give Casey a call today. He will help guide you through the situation and do his best to provide you with a peace of mind along the way.

Casey Thompson

Of Counsel

Casey is “Of Counsel” for the Firm. Casey has a...

Legal  Guide Team

April Robinson

Position: Entites, Estate Planning & Probate Guide
Email: april@allenlawfirm.com

April is an Entities, Estate Planning, and Probate Guide in the Business Practice Group. April joined the Firm in 2012 and has a passion for giving people a clear plan of action to work through a complicated situation. She also enjoys to see the change in a client from being confused about a situation to becoming very clear and informed.

April Robinson graduated from Purdue University Global with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Support and Services with a concentration in Paralegal in 2019, magna cum laude.

If you are involved with a legal situation involving a new or existing business; want to have your estate planning documents prepared or updated; or need guidance through a probate; give April a call; she will make sure you get the guidance you need for your situation.

April Robinson

Entites, Estate Planning & Probate Guide

April is an Entities, Estate Planning, and Probate Guide in...

Lauren Penner

Position: Real Estate & Contracts Guide
Email: lauren@allenlawfirm.com

Lauren is a Real Estate and Contracts Guide in the Business Practice Group. Lauren joined the Firm in 2016 and has a passion for giving people a clear plan of action to work through a complicated situation. She also really enjoys to see the change in a client who came to the Firm very concerned or stressed but leaves with a real peace about the situation.

Lauren graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2016, cum laude.

If you need some guidance in a real estate transaction or would like to have any agreement prepared, give Lauren a call; she will connect you with the best attorney to guide you.

Lauren Penner

Real Estate & Contracts Guide

Lauren is a Real Estate and Contracts Guide in the...

Shawnee Markland

Position: Litigation Guide
Email: shawnee@allenlawfirm.com

Shawnee is a Litigation Guide in the Litigation Practice Group. Shawnee joined the Firm in 2018 and has a passion to help people come to a good resolution of the legal situation they are going through. She really enjoys to see the change in a client’s situation from a bad situation to a great outcome.

If you are involved with a legal situation involving a lawsuit or dispute; need help with a collection, guardianship, or any other civil litigation situation, give Shawnee a call; she will connect you with the best attorney to guide you.

Shawnee Markland

Litigation Guide

Shawnee is a Litigation Guide in the Litigation Practice Group....

Sherry Holmes

Position: Legal Guide - Litigation
Email: sherry@allenlawfirm.com

Sherry is an Injury Claims Guide in the Litigation Practice Group. She joined the Firm in 2020 and has a passion to guide people through the challenges of their legal situations. She really enjoys seeing the change in a client’s situation from a bad situation to a great outcome.

Sherry graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a B.A. in History in 1999; cum laude.

If you are dealing with any legal situation involving an accident or injury, give Sherry a call; she will make sure you meet the right person, so you get the guidance you deserve.

Sherry Holmes

Legal Guide - Litigation

Sherry is an Injury Claims Guide in the Litigation Practice...

Lexi Wesson

Position: Real Estate and Contracts Guide
Email: lexi@allenlawfirm.com

Lexi is a Real Estate and Contracts Guide in the Business Practice Group. Lexi joined the Firm in 20121 and has a passion to ensure people have an exceptionally great experience while working with the team members of the Firm. She really enjoys to see the change in a client who came to the Firm very concerned or stressed but leaves with a real peace about the situation.

Lexi was born and raised in Stephenville, Texas. Lexi graduated from Tarleton State University in May 2021 with a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring General Business.

If you are involved with any of life’s many legal situations, give Lexi a call; she will connect you with the best attorney to guide you.

Lexi Wesson

Real Estate and Contracts Guide

Lexi is a Real Estate and Contracts Guide in the...

Ishani Desai

Position: Legal Guide
Email: ishani@allenlawfirm.com

Ishani is a Legal Guide for the firm. Ishani joined the Firm in 2021 and has a passion to ensure people fully understand their legal situation and make great decisions. She also really enjoys to see the change in a client’s situation from a bad situation to a great outcome.

Ishani graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from AURO University, India. She has also earned her second Bachelor of Business Administration after moving to USA with a double major in Marketing and Management from West Texas A&M University in 2016. In 2019, she graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Master’s in Business Administration.

If you are involved with any of life’s many legal situations, give Ishani a call; she will connect you with the best attorney to guide you.

Ishani Desai

Legal Guide

Ishani is a Legal Guide for the firm. Ishani joined...

Operations Team

Angel Escobar

Position: Manager of Accounting
Email: angel@allenlawfirm.com

Angel is serving as the Manager of Accounting of the Firm. Angel joined the Firm in 2013 and has a passion to ensure people do not unnecessarily lose time and money because of a legal situation. He enjoys watching the change in a client who was previously struggling with a decision being able to confidently make a great, well-informed decision. Angel is a vital part of the Firm’s operations bringing years of experience and wearing many hats at the Firm.

If you have question about any Firm billing or expense or are involved with any of life’s many legal situations, you have come to the right place; give Angel a call. He is always happy to connect you with the best attorney to guide you.

Angel Escobar

Manager of Accounting

Angel is serving as the Manager of Accounting of the...

Micah Petrea

Position: Chief Growth Officer
Email: micah@allenlawfirm.com

Micah Petrea is serving as the Chief Growth Office The Allen Firm and has a passion for people. Micah started working for the firm in 2012 as a contract hire and moving to staff in 2014. Micah enjoys figuring out ways to let people know that they have a partner to guide them when The Unknown’s show up.

Micah graduated from Full Sail in Orlando, Florida where he earned an associate’s degree in Sound Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Entertainment Business. He is a Worship Pastor in the Austin area and devotes time to work with non-profits that help raise money for education.

If you have questions about marketing, web or social media of the firm or are involved with any of life’s many legal situations, email Micah and he will connect you with the best attorney to guide you.

Micah Petrea

Chief Growth Officer

Micah Petrea is serving as the Chief Growth Office The...

Ashley Ginther

Position: Client Experience Guide
Email: ashley@allenlawfirm.com

Ashley is a Client Experience Guide for the firm. Ashley joined the Firm in 2021 and has a passion to ensure that our guests and clients have the best experience possible. She really enjoys to see the change in a client who came to the Firm very concerned or stressed but leaves with a real peace about the situation.

Ashley Ginther graduated with honors from Tarleton State University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies.

Ashley Ginther

Client Experience Guide

Ashley is a Client Experience Guide for the firm. Ashley...