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Because Good Lawyers are Human…Legal Malpractice

Making a Difference for Clients Since 1974


When you have a legal problem you will need a good lawyer. Choosing such a lawyer is one of the most important decisions you will make. The right attorney can make a world of difference in the outcome of your legal case.

Let the attorneys of Allan & Summary, L.C., make a difference for you. Our firm’s lawyers have in-depth knowledge in their selected areas of practice, from business law and litigation to legal malpractice to criminal defense.

A Well Respected Law Firm

We are proud of the reputation we have established among our clients and our legal peers.

  • John Allan, who has practiced law since 1974, has earned an *AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system. An AV rating is an indication of respect and admiration for an attorney’s work by those in the legal field, including peers, adversaries and judges.
  • JAllan & Summary has been named in the “Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers,” a further indication of the esteem in which the firm is held.
  • JJustin Summary is a former public defender with extensive criminal litigation and trial experience.

Our law firm is known for taking on complex and difficult cases — cases which other attorneys may have declined to take — and getting results. We try to think creatively when it is necessary and employ creative legal strategies to reach our clients’ goals.

When it comes to fees, while it depends on the circumstances of your case, you will not be obligated until you have agreed to a fee arrangement. It may be a flat fee, a contingency fee, an hourly rate or a blended fee arrangement for certain types of litigation.

Whether you are seeking a St. Louis legal malpractice lawyer, a Missouri business law attorney or a law firm with experience in real estate, negligence, personal injury, intellectual property or franchise law, you can rely on Allan & Summary. To arrange a free initial consultation about your legal issue, please contact us online, call 314-872-2174 or call toll free 866-920-8259.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Contact Us Today

To arrange a free initial consultation about your legal issue, please contact us online or call (314) 361-5678.

Contact Us

Allan & Summary, L.C.,
John J. Allan Esq.

4542 W. Pine Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108

Phone: (314) 361-5678 | (314) 805-4966
Fax: (314) 531-1069

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Firm Information

Allan & Summary, L.C., Attorneys at Law is based in St. Louis, Missouri. It has represented clients who are residents of St. Louis County, Jefferson County, St. Charles County, Franklin County, Madison County, St. Clair County, Missouri, Illinois, Springfield, Kansas City, Cape Girardeau, Chicago, as well as Memphis, Little Rock, De Moines, Cincinnati, Ohio, Tennessee, Iowa and the Upper Midwest. (MO, IL, OH, TN, IA)