Allen R. Thompson, Esq.




Law School:  Widener School of Law, cum laude


College:  Rutgers University


Bar Admissions:  Supreme Court of New Jersey

                            United States District Court, District of New Jersey


Recipient:  Harvey Alan Chernoff Memorial Scholarship for Excellence

in Constitutional Law


Allen focuses his practice on helping individuals and families.  To that end, his practice revolves around protecting individuals’ civil and constitutional rights, assisting the disabled in obtaining their Social Security benefits, and guiding individuals and families through the purchase and sale of their home.  Prior to establishing Thompson Law Offices, Allen primarily engaged in civil rights and constitutional litigation against government entities, from local townships and municipalities, to large cities and the Federal government.  Today, he practices solely in New Jersey with his primary office in Ocean County.


Allen enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, exploring the region’s historical sites, and writing.  Allen’s legal and historical writings have been published on legal blogs, as well as scholarly publications.




  • "The Inalienable Right to Stand Your Ground," with Joshua Prince, St. Thomas Law Review, vol. 27, pp. 32-47.
  • “In Defense of Captain Samuel R. Johnston,” Gettysburg Magazine no. 61 (July 2019)
  • “It Was the Intention to Defend the Place,” Gettysburg Magazine no. 65 (July 2021)
  • In the Shadow of the Round Tops: Longstreet’s Countermarch, Johnston’s Reconnaissance, and the Enduring Battles for the Memory of July 2, 1863. New York: Knox Press, 2023  Available for purchase here.
Toms River, NJ
Red Bank, NJ (By Appt. Only)