J. Brent Allen




Legal Assistant – Karissa Meehan


Paralegal – Carol McIlvane



Brent Allen is a Jacksonville native. He is a civil trial lawyer and is a member of the firm’s health care and litigation departments. His practice primarily includes representation of corporations and healthcare institutions in various civil matters. Brent is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available from the foremost lawyer peer review service. In 2014 he was named as a Legal List Maker by the Jacksonville Business Journal. While in law school Brent served a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Waddell A. Wallace, III. Mr. Allen is an Eagle Scout.


Bar Admissions



United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida




B.S., with honors, Auburn University, 2006
J.D., with honors, Florida Coastal School of Law, 2010




The Florida Bar

Chester Bedell American Inn of Court
The Jacksonville Bar Association
Boy Scouts of America Northeast Florida Fundraising
Rotary Club of Jacksonville (Downtown Chapter)




“American Corporate Law: So You Want to Sit on The Board, Huh?,” Hanks-Livingston, Inc., August 1, 2010.

“What to do if a Health Care Provider Receives a Notice of Intent to Initiate Medical Malpractice, June 14, 2014.



Saalfield Shad, P.A.    (Established in 1989)

Jacksonville Office:

245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 400

Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Telephone: (904) 355-4401

Facsimile: (904) 355-3503


Tallahassee Office:

2565 Barrington Circle

Tallahassee, Florida 32308

Telephone: (904) 355-4401

Facsimile: (904) 355-3503