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Governor Kitzhaber announces Lane County Circuit Court vacancy

Judge Eveleen Henry to Retire from Lane County Bench
 
(Salem, OR) — Governor John Kitzhaber announced today that he is accepting applications for the judicial position on the Lane County Circuit Court to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Eveleen Henry, effective June 30, 2013.
 
Anyone interested in filling the position must submit an Interest Form for Judicial Appointments to the Governor’s office by 5:00 p.m. on June 19, 2013.  Please note that the interest form recently has been updated.  Applicants who previously applied must resubmit an updated interest form. Interested applicants should mail or deliver the forms to:  Liani J. Reeves, General Counsel, Office of the Governor, 900 Court Street NE, Salem, OR 97301-4047. The form may be faxed or e-mailed by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date to be considered received as long as the original signed form is postmarked by the closing date.
 
Governor Kitzhaber fills judicial vacancies based on merit.  He encourages applications from lawyers with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.
 
ORS 3.041 and 3.050 provide that at the time of appointment to the court, the candidate must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of Oregon and a member of the Oregon State Bar.  ORS 3.041 requires that this vacancy must be filled by an applicant who is a resident of or have a principal office in Lane County.  ORS 3.041(5) provides the required length of time for the residency requirements.
 
For more information about the appointment process, or to request an interest form, contact Jen Andrew (503-378-6246).  The Interest Form for Judicial Appointments is also available online at http://www.oregon.gov/gov/Pages/judicial.aspx.  
 
 
Media Contact:
Tim Raphael, 503-689-6117
Amy Wojcicki, 503-689-5324
 

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