About Allen Hultquist

San Diego Adoption Attorney Allen Hultquist

SAN DIEGO ADOPTION attorney, Allen Hultquist has extensive adoption experience, having devoted nearly 40 years to representing birth and adoptive parents in San Diego, throughout California and in interstate placements between states.

He is a founding Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys.


1981, California State Bar;
1982, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California;
1982, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit;
1986-Present, Member United States Supreme Court Bar.

Law School
1980, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, Juris Doctor;


Undergraduate & Graduate Education

1975, San Diego State University, B.A. History;
1976, Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Further Studies in History

Military Service
1969-1973, United States Air Force, Honorable Discharge;
1970, Bien Hoa Air Base, Vietnam.


1990 – Present,  American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (///A), is a professional organization of approximately 330 members throughout the United States and Canada who are experts in the complexities of adoption law.  Membership is by invitation.