Dale C. Allen

Retired Member

Dale C. Allen retired from Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, effective March 31, 2023. Mr. Allen was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and received a B.A. from Emory University in 1969, a J.D. from University of Tennessee in 1974, and an LL.M. with an emphasis in taxation from Georgetown University in 1979. His academic honors included Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and Order of the Coif. Prior to law school Mr. Allen served as an Infantry Lieutenant with the United States Army Special Forces from 1969 to 1972. After law school he served as a staff and docket attorney from 1975 through mid-1979 with the Chief Counsel’s Office of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C. and the IRS Regional Counsel’s Office for the District of Columbia.

Mr. Allen was a member of the American and Tennessee Bar Associations, the Knoxville Estate Planning Council, and served for a time as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Tennessee College of Law in the Representing Enterprises series. He was a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia.

During his career, his primary practice areas included federal and state taxation, estate planning, probate matters, and business litigation of various sorts. He is now retired and farming in White Pine, Tennessee.