Polk County Criminal District Attorney
William Lee Hon
Kari Allen
1st Assistant District Attorney, Felony Divison
Kari Allen was born in Fargo, North Dakota and lived in many states prior to settling in Texas in 1981. Kari graduated from St. Mary's University in 1983. She then worked at Shell Oil Company and began attending the University of Houston--Law Center. Kari earned her law degree in 1987. She then spent more than twenty--five years as an Assistant District Attorney in Harris County, Texas. She joined the Polk County District Attorney's Office in January, 2015.

Kari is married to Waymon Allen a retired Houston Police Department Homicide Sergeant. 

You can contact Kari by email at kallen@polkcountyda.com