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Ruth M. Allen

Ruth M. Allen

Zealous and Empathetic Advocacy
  • Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Estate Planning...
  • Eastern District of NC, Middle District of NC, North Carolina
Claimed Lawyer Profile

I am a passionate advocate for consumers who are being abused and mistreated, or even taken advantage of procedurally, by their creditors. There are ample legal protections in place - North Carolina is a very consumer-friendly state - and I want to explore every possibility which will be an advantage to my client. I sue abusive debt collectors for harassment, and I advise and defend people facing debt collection lawsuits. I also have a wealth of experience with guardianships, having served as a Guardian ad Litem for Wake County guardianship hearings for over six years. I welcome the opportunity to assist my clients with the difficult process of having a guardian appointed for their loved one.

North Carolina Central University School of Law
Professional Experience
Legal Secretary, Paralegal, Attorney since 1984
Legal Industry
- Current
I have over 26 years in the legal services industry, covering all aspects of the field. As a new legal secretary, I joined a small, young firm of attorneys in downtown Atlanta, Georgia in 1984. In 1988, I obtained a certificate in Paralegal Studies from the National Paralegal Institute in Atlanta. After moving to Houston, I achieved a Certified Legal Assistant in the national level by taking a national certification exam. In 2002, I entered law school, and passed the bar in early 2006.
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar
National Association of Consumer Advocates
- Current
National Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys
- Current
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern District of NC
Middle District of NC
North Carolina
  • Free Consultation
    bankruptcy, debt collection causes of action
  • Contingent Fees
    for Fair Debt Collection Practices Act matters
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Additional Practice Area
  • Guardianships
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Business Address
7413 Six Forks Road
Telephone: (919) 481-4141
Telephone: (919) 481-4141
Fax: (919) 573-9148