Joe Allen, Attorney
Teaching & Courses:
1976 to Present
Adjunct professor of law, Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law and Southern California Institute of Law. Courses taught include Practical Lawyering Skills, Remedies, International Law, Mental Health Law, Appellate Advocacy, Writs & Appeals, Special Problems in Evidence, Constitutional Law, Legal Analysis, American Legal History, Corporations, Civil Procedure and Death Penalty Seminar.
Instructor in law, Mendocino Community College Criminal Justice Program. Courses taught include Evidence, Criminal Procedure, Law of Arrest and Search & Seizure.
Instructor, Continuing Legal Education Programs, California Public Defenders Association. Topics included: Felony Sentencing, Use & Admissibility of Hearsay Evidence In Probation & Sentencing Proceedings, Use of Expert Witnesses, Scientific Evidence, Jury Instructions in Homicide Cases, Special Tailored Instructions in Penalty Phase, Appellate Procedure, Recent Developments in Evidence Law, Proper Use of Interpreters and Preserving the Record For Appeal.
Allen continues to accept requests to speak at local and statewide Continuing Legal Education Programs.