The Allen Mediation Group Team

Cynthia D. Allen -Owner & Advanced Mediator

Ms. Allen is an experienced mediator and arbitrator with more than 20 years of experience negotiating agreements.  She has devoted her  professional career to public service, having served in the United States Army and Federal civil service.  After retiring from the Department of Homeland Security, Ms. Allen established the Allen Mediation Group, LLC in Austin, Texas.   Ms. Allen earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services from Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ and a Master’s in Law (with a concentration in mediation) from Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, VA.

Shakera L. Halford -Mediator & Client Coordinator 

Ms. Halford is a mediator with more than 5 years of experience in the legal field.  She has worked as an educator and mediator in the Dallas County Jail and is dedicated to creating pleasant client experience. 

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