Francis M. Allegra
Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Borromeo; J.D., Cleveland-Marshall
B.A. magna cum laude, Borromeo College of Ohio; J.D. magna cum laude, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University. Judge Francis M. Allegra sits on...Continue Reading
B.A. magna cum laude, Borromeo College of Ohio; J.D. magna cum laude, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University. Judge Francis M. Allegra sits on the United States Court of Federal Claims, a federal trial court that handles a wide range of monetary cases filed against the Federal government. Appointed by President Clinton and confirmed by the Senate in 1998, Judge Allegra formerly worked for more than fourteen years at the U.S. Department of Justice in a variety of positions in the Tax Division and the Office of the Associate Attorney General. While at Justice, in 1995, he was appointed Deputy Associate Attorney General, in which role he was the senior management liaison for the Tax and Antitrust Divisions, as well as the Department's representative on various working groups established by the White House's National Economic Council. From 2003-2010, Judge Allegra was a member of the Information Technology Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States. He currently sits on the working group that oversees OSCAR, judicial clerkship application system. Through the Federal Judicial Center, he provides training to judges on a variety of topics, including the use of technology in judging. With Daniel Garrie, he recently wrote "Plugged In: A Guidebook to Software and the Law" (Thomson Reuters 2013).