Judicial Vacancies Overview



OREGON SUPREME COURT


RECENT VACANCIES


OREGON SUPREME COURT
On December 14, 2016, Governor Kate Brown announced she is accepting applications for a judicial position on the Oregon Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by the planned retirement of Justice Richard Baldwin. Details available here.




OREGON CIRCUIT COURTS


RECENT VACANCIES


TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
On June 1, 2016, Governor Brown announced she is accepting applications for the judicial position on the Circuit Court for the Tenth Judicial District to fill the vacancy created by the planned retirement of Judge Brian Dretke. Details available here.




CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF COOS,
LOWER UMPQUA & SIUSLAW INDIANS TRIBAL COURT


Request for Qualifications for
Associate Judge on Contractual Basis for Tribal Court


The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) invites qualified persons to submit a Submission to perform Associate Judge Services on a contractual basis in the CTCLUSI Tribal Court. Details available here.






Oregon Supreme Court - Recent Vacancies

Governor Brown Announces Oregon Supreme Court Vacancy


(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown announced today she is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Oregon Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice Richard Baldwin. The retirement of Justice Baldwin is effective April 1, 2017, and the appointee will begin service immediately thereafter.

The following candidates have submitted materials to the Governor's Office for the Supreme Court vacancy. Comments on any of the candidates can be made to General Counsel at Governor Kate Brown's Office, Attn: General Counsel's Office, jennifer.j.andrew@state.or.us, 503.378.6246. Please note the Governor's Office discourages letter writing campaigns.

Allen, Beth A.
Aoyagi, Robyn E.
Auerbach, Harry
Brown, Marc D.
Bushong, Stephen K.
Cook, Nena
Duncan, Rebecca
Flynn, Meagan A.
Garrett, Chris
Hunt, Lisa T.
Leith, David E.
Leonetti, Carrie S.
Matarazzo, Judith H.
Ortega, Darleen R.
Rasmussen, Karsten H.
Rubin, Bruce A.

Highly Qualified Candidate List


Governor Brown is committed to a diverse and inclusive judiciary. The Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association (OAPABA), OGALLA, the LGBT Bar Association of Oregon, the Oregon Chapter of the National Bar Association (OC-NBA), and the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association (OHBA) have created the Oregon Judicial Diversity Coalition (OJDC) to conduct interviews for applicants interested in receiving endorsements from those specialty bars. Applicants interested in participating in the OJDC's interview process can find information and application materials here (http://oapaba.org/judicial-endorsements/).








Circuit Courts - Recent Vacancies

Governor Brown Announces Circuit Court Vacancy
Presiding Judge Brian Dretke to Resign from Tenth Judicial District


The following candidates have submitted materials to the Governor’s Office for the 10th Judicial District vacancy. Comments on any of the candidates can be made to General Counsel at Governor Kate Brown’s Office, Ben Souede, (503) 378-8636, or ben.souede@oregon.gov.  

Anderson, Bruce E.
Powers, Thomas B.
Williams, Wes R.

Governor Brown is committed to a diverse and inclusive judiciary. The Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association (OAPABA), OGALLA, the LGBT Bar Association of Oregon, the Oregon Chapter of the National Bar Association (OC-NBA), and the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association (OHBA) have created the Oregon Judicial Diversity Coalition (OJDC) to conduct interviews for applicants interested in receiving endorsements from those specialty bars. Applicants interested in participating in the OJDC’s interview process can find information and application materials here (http://oapaba.org/judicial-endorsements/).