Attorney Bio


Nikki B. Allen brings a wealth of experience to her legal practice.  She is licensed in both California and Colorado and has practiced law for over twenty years.

Ms. Allen began her career in 2000 as an attorney in Denver, Colorado with Kutak Rock, LLP, a national law firm with more than 450 attorneys in 16 offices. She specialized in finance law, where she represented numerous municipal clients and real estate developers.  She was involved in the closing of numerous multi-million dollar transactions.

When Ms. Allen moved to Palm Desert, California in 2005, she broadened her practice to include all types of business law, including the purchases and sales of real estate and businesses, entity formation and contract drafting. Specifically, she focuses on estate planning, which include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advanced health care directives and special needs trusts.  Ms. Allen also represents clients in probate and trust litigation, as well as the administration of trusts and probate of estates.  She handles all real estate issues and civil litigation, including homeowner association disputes, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, and construction disputes.  Ms. Allen loves helping her clients resolve their legal issues. She also strives to help her clients avoid costly litigation.

Ms. Allen attended the University of Massachusetts where she played Division I soccer with a fabulous team, including US Women’s National Team Player Brianna Scurry.  She had the neat opportunity of playing in the Final Four against Mia Hamm.  Ms. Allen graduated cum laude from the University of Denver College of Law in 2000 and is a member of the California and Colorado Bar Associations.  She was on the University of Denver Law Review and had an article published while still in law school.  Palm Springs Life Magazine named her as a “Top Lawyer” for the past ten years in a row, consecutively.

In addition to practicing law, she enjoys living in Palm Desert with her husband, her eleven year old son, Jack, and coaching his soccer team.