Kari Childs is a Magistrate for the Delaware County Probate/Juvenile Court, focusing primarily on juvenile delinquency matters.  Ms. Childs grew up in Westerville, Ohio.  She received her Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where she was actively involved with the Journal of Criminal Law.  Ms. Childs received her undergraduate degree in Criminology from The Ohio State University. 

Prior to her employment with the Court, Ms. Childs worked as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Delaware County and as a Staff Attorney for the Delaware County Probate/Juvenile Court.  Ms. Childs lives in Delaware County with her husband.