Magistrate Jamie L. Allen joined the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division, in September 2017.   Prior to joining the Court, Magistrate Allen practiced predominately family law for 15 years.   In addition to being a family law practitioner, Magistrate Allen was an adjunct professor at Columbus State Community College teaching a variety of law and legal studies courses in the paralegal program. 

Magistrate Allen hails from Wapakoneta, Ohio, a largely agricultural community in Northwest Ohio.  Magistrate Allen attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts with minors in History, English and Political Science.  She then obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from Ohio Northern University before joining a small family law practice in Wapakoneta, Ohio, as a general practitioner.  Magistrate Allen moved to Columbus, Ohio, in 2004 and has focused her practice on family law since that time. 


Magistrate Allen is a member of the Delaware County Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association.