Municipal Court

Judge Larry D. Allen

Judge Allen PhotoJudge Larry Dean Allen has been the Municipal Court Judge in Cañon City since 1998.  He is a native Iowan and calls Chariton, Iowa his hometown. Judge 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 position as the Cañon City Municipal Judge, he is the Municipal Court Judge in Florence, Salida, and Rockvale, Colorado.  Judge Allen has also served as a part-time magistrate in the Eleventh Judicial District since March of 1998

Judge Allen established the Charitable Giving program in August on 2001, which has contributed more than $600,000.00 to local charities and non-profits.  He is also a committed supporter of the Family Drug Court Program and the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program.