William Allen

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William Allen has practiced law in Tennessee since his 1975 graduation from the University of Tennessee School of Law. He joined Mostoller, Stulberg & Whitfield in 2001 after working for Rural Legal Services of Tennessee, Inc., for 23 years. He became a name partner of the firm in 2010.

Bill’s primary practice is representing parents and students in cases involving special education and school discipline issues. He is licensed to practice in the State of Tennessee, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle School Districts of Tennessee, the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. 

A Tennessee native, Bill grew up in Norris, where he graduated from Norris High School in 1964. He was a news reporter for the Knoxville News-Sentinel from 1968 to 1973 after graduating from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

He is married to Jenny Freeman, and they have 4 children, 5 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. 

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee 1975, J.D.

  • University of Missouri School of Journalism, 1968, B.J.

 

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1976

  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Tennessee

  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • U.S. Supreme Court

 

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • 2009-2010 President of the Anderson County Bar Association

  • Board Member of Support and Training for Exceptional Parents (STEP)

  • Member of the Tennessee Bar Association

  • Member of Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)