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Judge of the Circuit Court, 14th District, Position 5

Qualifications: Candidate must be US Citizen and registered voter; resident of the state 3 years prior to filing for candidacy or appointment; residence or principal office in judicial district as provided in ORS 3.041, for one year prior to election; not older than 75. Must be a member of the Oregon State Bar at time of election or appointment. ORS 3.041 &3.050Term: 6 years (must retire at end of calendar year in which judge attains age of 75) Salary: $135,776 (2017)When vacant, Governor appoints qualified person to serve until successor is elected.The circuit courts are the state trial courts of general jurisdiction. The circuit courts have juvenile jurisdiction in all counties except Gilliam, Morrow, Sherman and Wheeler, where the county court exercises juvenile jurisdiction except for termination of parental rights proceedings, over which the circuit courts have exclusive jurisdiction. The circuit courts also exercise jurisdiction in probate, adoptions, guardianship and conservatorship cases in all counties except Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Sherman and Wheeler.Duties: Circuit court judges are elected on a nonpartisan ballot for a term of six years. There are 173 circuit judges serving the 36 Oregon counties. The circuit judges are grouped in 27 geographical areas called judicial districts. To expedite judicial business, the chief justice of the Supreme Court may assign any circuit judge to sit in any judicial district in the state.Source: Oregon Blue Book Rev. 1/2018

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