Presiding Judge Wayne E Allen

Graduated from: University of Oregon-JD, September 1968

Date appointed to bench:
  • 1971 - Selected as judge pro-tem
  • 1983 - Appointed Assistant Judge
  • 1993 - Appointed Acting Presiding Judge
  • 1994 - Appointed Presiding Judge
Practice history: Judge Allen began practicing in 1968 with a business law firm. He then became a prosecutor for the City of Eugene, followed by 20 years as a criminal defense attorney.
Distinctions and honors: Judge Allen is a member of the Bar of the State of Oregon, the U.S. District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.