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Allen D. Place, Jr.


Allen D. Place, Jr. opened Place Law Office within a year of graduating from Baylor Law School. As with many rural attorneys, he learned to handle every type case that came in the door. Criminal law and probate law have always been especially important to Allen. After his time in the state legislature, Allen became more focused on parole representation. He has acquired an in-depth knowledge regarding these cases. Allen will willingly discuss any matter or concern you might have.



Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, 1979
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1977
B.B.A., Bachelor of Business Administration


State Bar of Texas, 1979
Coryell County Bar Association

Municipal Judge, City of Gatesville 1982-1990

Coryell County Democratic Chairman 1982-1990
Texas House of Representatives, Member 1990-1999
House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, Chairman 1993-1999
Texas Penal Code, House Author 1993
Ten Best Legislators, 1993
Coryell County Democratic Chairman, 1983 – 1990

Kappa Alpha
Delta Theta Phi