FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the Firm’s commitment to the surrounding community?
The Firm’s attorneys have a long tradition of service on the boards of charitable and civic organizations and remain committed to pro bono service for our community.
What is the Firm’s commitment to diversity?
The Firm is committed to recruit the best and the brightest attorneys from all law schools. Allen & Associates, L.L.P. contacts the Placement Directors and Career Services Offices of law schools to request assistance in encouraging minority candidates to consider joining the Firm. Our firm’s culture also provides support to our women attorneys at all levels in connection with career advancement and business development.
Are there opportunities for accredited CLE hours?
Allen & Associates, L.L.P. conducts a comprehensive in-house training program covering a full spectrum of relative lawyering skills. This program includes seminars and workshops designed specifically for new attorneys, as well as training activities open to all of our lawyers. In-depth workshops include topics such as formatting, technical legal writing, industry standards, and computer server templates and they also provide articles as well as seminars on client relations, legal ethics, legal writing, business development, and similar topics. In addition to this firm-wide training program, each practice group has training programs relevant to its area of focus.
What is the Firm’s philosophy?
Our organizational structure fosters a team approach to energy within and across a broad practice area. Our practice areas include:
- Business Solutions – real property issues such as acquisitions and divestures, closings, and entity creation and structure.
- Litigation – both property and exploration issues regarding ownership, leasing, lease perpetuation and obligations.
- Regulatory & Industry Affairs – environment & natural resources, government affairs & public policy, and pipeline & transportation to a lesser extent.
- Technology – intellectual property, internet/e-commerce, and telecommunications.
What other types of positions are in-house?
Allen & Associates, L.L.P. utilizes in-house or captive petroleum landmen, project assistants, paralegals, and law clerks. With an assistant to attorney ratio of 4:1, these assistants provide an invaluable, diverse set of skills to deliver cost-effective services to our clients. The Firm utilizes our personnel fully, and they assume many of the routine tasks that would otherwise be handled by attorneys.
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