April 5, 2013
(Salem, OR) — Governor Kitzhaber today announced the appointment of Robert W. Patridge as Klamath County District Attorney to fill the vacancy created by Ed Caleb’s retirement.
“Rob has the skills and experience to bring communities together and serve the people of Klamath County well,” said Governor Kitzhaber. “He understands that the entire criminal justice system must work closely together to keep our communities safe and reduce victimization.”
Mr. Patridge received his Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctorate from Willamette University. Following law school, Mr. Patridge served as a deputy district attorney in Jackson County and later as general counsel of a multi-state retirement group. After serving in the Oregon House of Representatives from 1999 to2004, where he chaired the Public Safety Subcommittee of Ways and Means, Mr. Patridge served as General Counsel and District Director for Congressman Greg Walden.
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