Allan grew up in Solon and moved back to start his practice. He got his Bacehlor’s in Political Science from The Ohio State University with a minor in Entrepreneurship. He is a graduate of Cleveland-Marshall Law School where he focused on Transactional and Business Law. He is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. He also taught courses on Business Law and Critical Thinking at Herzing University in Akron. In his spare time he likes to snowboard, bike, play basketball, and volunteers with the Western Reserve Land Conservancy and 3R’s Program.