Mark Allen was born and raised in Chicago, but has made Albuquerque his home since 2003.  Mr. Allen attended the University of Chicago and the University of Chicago Law School, where he received his juris doctorate in 2009.  Prior to joining Jay Goodman & Associates, Mr. Allen worked at a large international firm in Chicago, and served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Second Judicial District here in New Mexico in the Crimes Against Children Division.  Mr. Allen then started his own solo practice focusing in the areas of estate planning, commercial litigation, and bankruptcy.  Mr. Allen has a passion for helping clients understand their legal rights and responsibilities, and empowering them to get the best results possible in their legal matters.