Joseph D. Allen

Joseph D. Allen

Attorney

jallen@smithhurst.com

Profile

Experience

Joseph Allen is a 2016 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law where he graduated as the Joe C. Barrett scholar as the top student in the area of Commercial Law. During law school, Joe was an active member of the Business Law Society.

Joe was recently recognized as One to Watch by Best Lawyers in the field of real estate law. Joe is also a proud graduate of the 2019 Leadership Fayetteville Class.

Originally from Memphis, Joe attended the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, where he graduated cum laude in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Business Economics. He was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity’s Gamma Upsilon Chapter, serving as the chapter treasurer and philanthropy chair. During his undergraduate studies, Joe also worked as a mentor for new students at the University of Arkansas.

Education

University of Arkansas School of Law
Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, 2016
Recipient of the Joe C. Barrett Commercial Law Scholar Award

University of Arkansas, Sam M. Walton College of Business
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Business Economics, cum laude, 2013
Minor: Business Management
Sigma Nu Fraternity Treasurer and Philanthropy Chair

Associations and Memberships

Arkansas Bar Association
American Bar Association

Practice Areas

Business Transactions
Corporate Law
Entrepreneurial Services
Mergers and Acquisitions and Reorganizations
Professional Service Companies and Professionals
Real Estate
Retail and Consumer Products and Services
Securities
Venture Capital; Private Equity; Private Placement of Securities and Emerging Markets