Mr. Allen runs his own law firm as the Managing Partner of The Law Offices of Roberto Allen, LLC in Montgomery County, Maryland. The Firm has two attorneys and focuses on Immigration, Consumer Bankruptcy, Employment Law, federal civil litigation and general corporate law for small business. The Firm’s clientele are mostly Spanish speakers. Mr. Allen is Vice Chairman of the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights. He serves on the Maryland State Bar Association Immigration Law Section Council and on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Before law school, Mr. Allen was a mathematics professor at Goucher College and ran an educational technology consulting firm while attending night law school at the University of Maryland. Mr. Allen is Past President of the Baltimore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Past Chair of the Maryland Hispanic Business Conference. He is a recipient of the Daily Record’s Leadership in Law Award and was recognized as a Top 100 MBE by Baltimore City, Maryland.
Mr. Allen holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law (1997); a Master of Arts in Mathematics from The Johns Hopkins University (1991); and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from Tulane University (1988). He completed his Junior year of engineering school in France at L’Université de Technologie de Compiègne. Born in Miami, Florida to a Cuban exile family, Mr. Allen is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in French. He has lived in Maryland since 1988. He resides in Baltimore County, Maryland with his wife Maggie and their three children.