Trent Allard is a real estate attorney whose practice predominately focuses on representing clients in building their businesses, real estate portfolios, commercial developments, and communities. At Johnston Allison Hord, Trent advises clients on matters involving 1031 exchange, real estate purchase and sale agreements, condemnation, and other matters involving commercial real estate.
After graduating from Florida State University College of Law in 2019, Trent began his legal career as a policy advisor at the United States Department of Agriculture in their Rural Business-Cooperative Service program. At USDA, Trent helped in drafting policy for the Business & Industry CARES Act loan guarantee to rural businesses and agricultural producers. Trent also contributed to the OneRD rule combining four existing loan programs to improve the USDA lending process. After his work at USDA, Trent worked as an Associate Attorney with a boutique law firm in Raleigh drafting and negotiating documents for the purchase, sale, and refinance of real property.