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Allen W. Venable, Esq.

Contact Information:
16250 Northland Drive, Suite 390
Southfield, Michigan 48075
(313) 623-2024 (t)
(313) 202-8188 (f)

Bar Admission:

Michigan - 2003
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan - 2003


  • Bachelor of Arts - Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science, Pre-Law - Michigan State University - 1997
  • Certificate Africa Studies - Michigan State University - 1997
  • Masters of Labor Relations and Human Resources - Michigan State University - 2000
  • Juris Doctor - Howard University School of Law - 2003

Allen W. Venable is the Managing Member of Venable Law, PLLC.  His law practice focuses on business, real estate, and employment law matters for businesses, nonprofit organizations, ecclesiastical corporations, and governments.  He is a member of the Business Law, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation, and Real Property Sections of the State Bar of Michigan. 

For twenty years, Mr. Venable’s niche has been serving as outside counsel assisting organizations as “general counsel” with internal and external legal challenges.  This includes formation, compliance, contracting, and human resources internally; and business, real estate, and employment litigation externally.  He has managed and/or litigated multi-million-dollar claims involving discrimination, loans, breaches of contract, copyright infringement, construction defects, owner equity disputes, and technology service agreements.

Mr. Venable has served as a board member for several groups that focus on economic development and the improvement of nonprofit organizations.  These groups include the Detroit Urban League, the National Business League, and the Detroit Executive Service Corps.  A frequent speaker and educator on business law, Mr. Venable has taught workshops on business ethics and commercial agreements for the United States Small Business Administration, and served as a panelist for Miller Brewing Company’s Urban Entrepreneur Series, and several trade associations.

Mr. Venable is also dedicated to serving the bar and the indigent.  He is a Past President of the Wolverine Bar Association and Wolverine Bar Foundation, a past board member of the National Bar Association, and a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation.  He received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Bar Association, the President’s Award for exemplary service from the Wolverine Bar Association, and both Attorney of the Year and the Pangborn Pin from the Legal Aid & Defender Association for pro bono legal service to the indigent.

A native Detroiter, Mr. Venable attended Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, a Certificate of Specialization in Africa Studies, and a Masters Degree in Labor Relations and Human Resources.  He received his law degree from Howard University School of Law.

Venable Law, P.L.L.C.

Venable Law provides attorney services to businesses, government entities, and individuals for the advancement of their respective legal interests.

With deep roots in the community, extensive legal experience, and an in-depth understanding of Michigan state and federal courts, we specialize in handling litigation matters in district, circuit, and federal courts in Detroit, Wayne County, Oakland County, Macomb County, and Washtenaw County, Michigan.

Whether a dispute with a contractor or tenant, an action to enforce an agreement, or a representation focused on your business, estate, probate or injury matter, Contact Us and we will champion your cause.

Venable Law, P.L.L.C.
16250 Northland Drive, Suite 160
Southfield, Michigan 48075
(313) 623-2024 (t)
(313) 202-8188 (f)

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