Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Securities Litigation
  • Serious Personal Injury

Allen Williamson

Phone (940) 627 8308 Fax (940) 627 8092

One of the founding partners of Boyd Powers & Williamson (BPW), Allen is licensed in Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma but has represented clients all across the United States. He has argued in both civil and criminal cases, representing both the plaintiff and defense. Currently, he focuses his efforts on civil cases with an emphasis on complex commercial and personal injury/wrongful death litigation.

In founding BPW, Allen and his partners’ goal is to provide a law firm that advocates for its clients using an adaptive approach and the best resources to win favorable outcomes. His experience and that of his colleagues’ cover a wide range of legal services, all strengthened with extensive and varied experience in trial work.

Before founding BPW, Williamson was the First Assistant District Attorney for the 271st Judicial District covering Wise and Jack Counties. While with the DA’s office, Allen gained a reputation as an aggressive prosecutor for the citizens in his district. Since leaving, he’s expanded his reputation as someone who will fight for his clients. In addition to his civil docket, Allen has also handled felony white-collar criminal defense in state and federal court.

Allen is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He was recognized by Thomson Reuters on the Texas Super Lawyers list from 2013 to present and prior to that on the Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list from 2011 – 2013. When he is not in the courtroom, Allen spends time with his wife, Mendee, and their three children at their home in Runaway Bay, Texas. He and his family are active members of Grace Fellowship Church. Allen also serves on the State Bar of Texas Professionalism Committee and has served as the Wise County Republican Chairman from 2008-2018.

     

Experience and Highlights
  • Texas Specialty Trailers, Inc., v. Jackson Simmen Drilling Co. 2009 WL 2462530 (Tex. App. –Fort Worth 2009)
  • Capps v. State, 244 S.W.3d 520 (Tex. App. –Fort Worth 2008)
  • Hanson v. State, 2006 WL 59333 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 2006)
  • Chapman v. State, 2005 WL 1994294 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 2005)
  • Walker v. State, 2004 WL 966330 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 2004)
  • In re C.E.R., 2003 WL 1894513 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 2003)
Elected Positions
  • Chairman, Wise County Republican Party (2008- 2018)
Affiliations and Honors
  • Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified, Criminal Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Recognized by Thomson Reuters among the “Texas Super Lawyers” 2013-2020, as published in Texas Monthly
  • Recognized by Thomson Reuters on the list of “Texas Rising Stars” 2011-2013, as published in Texas Monthly
  • Member, Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee, Malpractice, Premises, Products 2010-2018
  • Member, Wise County Bar Association
  • Served as District Attorney Pro Tem “Special Prosecutor” for Wise, Jack and Parker Counties
  • Member State Bar of Texas Professionalism Committee
  • Member American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Education
  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, J.D., 1999 (now Texas A&M School of Law)
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., 1996
Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • State Bar of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Speeches and Publications
  • “Focus Group on a Budget” Advanced Personal Injury Practice Course, San Antonio (August 2012)
  • “From the Cold Case Files: Gina’s Story,” The Texas Prosecutor, Vol. 35 No. 5 (2005).
  • “Clemency in Texas – A Question of Mercy?” 6 Tex. Wesleyan L. Rev. 131 (1999)