Mr. Stephen Allen received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Oregon State University and his Juris Doctorate from Lincoln law School of Sacramento where he was on the Dean’s List and was a member of the Student Bar Association.
While attending Law School, Stephen Allen worked at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office where he handled a variety of cases ranging from Misdemeanor DUI to Felony Drugs and Weapon charges. Mr. Allen worked for the Sacramento DA’s office for approximately four years handling these cases, as well as working at the traffic court where he gained extensive knowledge in DUI prosecution and various traffic crimes including speed contests and Juvenile DUI cases. While at the Sacramento DA’s Office, Mr. Allen handled over 100 bench trials.
After successfully passing the California Bar Exam, Mr. Allen was hired by the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office. As a Deputy District Attorney for nearly four years he held positions in various units, including Misdemeanor Trials, Felony Preliminary Hearings, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Court, and Drug Court. He prosecuted hundreds of cases and won numerous jury trials in a variety of cases. Mr. Allen left the DA’s to pursue private practice and vigorously represent those individuals accused of crimes in the Inland Empire.
As an experienced Riverside Criminal Defense Attorney, Mr. Allen is known for his aggressive and knowledgeable representation. He always works hard to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients. With his extensive experience in negotiations and trial, Mr. Allen is someone you want on your side. He knows all of the prosecutors in the Inland Empire and is an outstanding criminal defense attorney who is well-respected by local judges, prosecutors, police officers, and other defense lawyers in Riverside County. Mr. Allen personally handles every case from beginning to end and works hard to secure the best possible results for everyone.
Mr. Allen is available to help you with your case. Please call for a free consultation on your case. We do accept payment plans at The Law Offices of McKernan, Allen & Associates. We also accept credit cards.
Mr. McKernan is an attorney practicing in Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange counties and in the Central District of California. He attended the University of San Diego School of Law, graduating in 1971 with a Juris Doctor degree and was admitted to the California State Bar in January, 1972. Prior to attending law school, he attended and graduated from the University of Dayton (1964) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Mr. McKernan joined the U.S. Navy in 1964 serving aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31). He separated from the service in January of 1968, attaining the rank of Lieutenant.
After law school Mr. McKernan was in private practice for a number of years, practicing in the area of criminal defense. He then attended and graduated with honors from Pepperdine University, receiving a Masters degree in Business Administration. Mr. McKernan was employed as general counsel in the real estate development and construction industry for the following twenty years. For the past fifteen years he has been in private practice. Mr. McKernan practices in the areas of real estate, bankruptcy, criminal law, asset protection and wills and trusts.