Christopher Allen

314-300-8380

For over 20 years, Chris Allen has successfully litigated serious accident cases throughout the region. He has relentlessly advocated for victims of all walks of life. After working at a high volume personal injury law firm, he started his own firm to better serve his clients and dedicate more of his time to individual client needs.

Many years ago, Chris first represented a number of large insurance companies and saw how unfairly they treated injury victims. He decided to help the injured instead and, over the years, developed extensive trial practice and experience. He has expertise across the entire spectrum of personal injury law including truck and auto accidents, industrial accidents, premises liability, products liability and workers' compensation. He has helped his clients in everything from smaller, less serious injury claims to multi-million dollar injury and wrongful death cases. 

Chris is recognized for his accomplishments in his chosen area of law. He is AV* Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubble. The AV/Preeminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous peer review rating process that is managed and monitored by the world's most trusted legal resource, Martindale-Hubble. This is the highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards. Chris is also rated by Thomson Reuters "Super Lawyers." This is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Chris is also a National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyer and a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum which is limited to fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers who have won million dollar and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients. 

Active in his legal community, Chris is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice. He is admitted to practice in Missouri and Illinois and has represented clients in other State and Federal Courts across the country. He earned his bachelors degree from Creighton University and his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law. While attending law school, he clerked for a federal judge and worked as a faculty fellow.

Admitted:

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • Federal 8th Circuit, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Federal 7th Circuit, Southern District of Illinois

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubble, 2012
  • Thomson Reuters Super Lawyer 2018, 2019 and 2020
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Faculty Fellow, Saint Louis University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2006 - present
  • American Association for Justice, 2007 - present
  • Federal Courts
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2006 - present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • 2016-2018 Mother's Against Drunk Driving - annual walk and fund raiser, 2018
  • Performs pro-bono work for the Hispanic community
  • Kids Chance - an organization that helps the children of seriously injured workers, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Insurance Litigation Reporter, Effects of Tort Reform on Personal Injury Claims, 2005
  • Tort Reform Effects on Personal Injury Litigation, Speaker, Liberty Mutual Insurance, 2005

 Educational Background:

  • St. Louis University School of Law, 1996
  • Creighton University, Bachelor of Arts 1993

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Recommendations

  • Excellent Attorney

    I believe Mr. Allen gave me 110% of his attention and that is very important in looking for an attorney. When the case began, he explained in detail what he would do and that he would make every effort to get me what I deserve and he did just that! The time he took wasn't long at all. He kept me ...
  • Kimberly Recommends Christopher Allen

    Chris was excellent in the handling of our case. He negotiated to get us the maximum benefits from the insurance company possible without even having to file a lawsuit. He really knew how to handle the insurance company, he was great about explaining how the process works and the good vs. difficu...
  • Robert P. Recommends Christopher Allen

    Chris was amazing from the first phone call until months after my case closed. I never had to call and find out what was going on. He kept me informed and explained the entire process in detail. Chris is a man of integrity. He did what he said he would do at every step and that really mattered to...
  • Christopher A Allen Review .. excellent attorney

    My strongest recommendation for Mr. Allen. I had injured my hand at work and was going to be out of work for some time. I needed a good attorney and a friend recommended Mr. Allen. From day one, he listened to all of my concerns. Answered all my questions. Always returned my phone calls. He took ...
  • Tina N

    Mr. Allen currently represents me for two auto accidents. Not one time have I ever had to speak with the insurance company regarding my cases. Mr. Allen is always available any time I call to ask a question and is assertive with the insurance companies. I would highly recommend Mr. Allen to anyon...
  • An Attorney You Can Trust

    When you are injured and saddled with burdensome and unexpected medical bills, Chris Allen is the attorney to call. He navigated negotiations with the insurance companies on my behalf. Without him it would have been a daunting task. But with his help it was completely stress-free. He negotiated a...
  • Great work!

    Allowed me to focus on what is important! Chris Allen took the worry of an insurance claim out of my hands and allowed me to focus on my daughter's health. The insurance company refused to accept liability and didn't want to pay the medical bills, after she seriously injured her foot. He fought f...
  • The Best!

    Chris Allen And his team are the best!! I would highly recommend him to anyone who's looking or an attorney. Chris and his staff are very professional and caring. They make sure to keep you updated throughout the entire case, and if you have a question about anything he will make sure he has an a...
  • Wonderful!

    Wonderful folks to work with! They keep you informed every step of the way. Would definitely recommend them (and have) to anyone that needs a personal injury attorney.
  • Can't thank enough!

    I got in my accident in 2018 and had never been in a situation like this before. After feeling intimidated by the insurance company, I contacted Chris who took on the role immediately and made me feel much safer and comfortable. He was with me every step of the way, advising me on what was best a...

"Highly Recommend"

I believe Mr. Allen gave me 110% of his attention and that is very important in looking for an attorney. When the case began, he explained in detail what he would do and that he would make every effort to get me what I deserve and he did just that! The time he took wasn't long at all. He kept me informed on what was going on with my case and if at any time I needed to speak to him, if he wasn't there, he would return my call each and every time. He is dependable and will work for you so I highly recommend him. Read More Reviews

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