Larry Dean Allen has been a part-time magistrate in the Eleventh Judicial District since March of 1998. He is a native Iowan and calls Chariton, Iowa his hometown. Magistrate Allen graduated from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri in 1972 with a B.A. in Political Science and graduated from the University Of Missouri School Of Law (Columbia) in 1973.
He has practiced law in Canon City since 1973 with experience in both civil and criminal law. In addition to his half-time position as a Magistrate he is the Municipal Court Judge in Canon City, Florence and Rockvale, Colorado. He presently hears the Fremont County Court civil cases, Small Claims and District Court juvenile matters.
Magistrate Allen is a committed supporter of the Family Drug Court Program and the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program.