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Press Release: July 7, 2011

Governor Kitzhaber appoints Erika Hadlock to Court of Appeals


(SALEM, Ore.) —   Governor Kitzhaber today announced the appointment of Erika L. Hadlock to fill the vacancy on the Court of Appeals created by the retirement of the Honorable Ellen Rosenblum. 
 
“Erika Hadlock will bring extensive knowledge and experience in civil, administrative, and criminal law,” said Governor Kitzhaber. “I am very pleased to appoint a lawyer with her work ethic and diverse experience,and I am confident that her service on the bench will be an asset to all Oregonians as she joins one of the hardest working appellate courts in the nation.”
 
Ms. Hadlock received her Juris Doctorate from Cornell University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from Reed College. Shehas served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Appellate Division of the Oregon Department of Justice and has had other assignments in the Department,including serving in the Trial Division and as Deputy Solicitor General. At the Department, Ms. Hadlock has handled hundreds of civil, administrative, and criminal cases before the Oregon Court of Appeals and the Oregon Supreme Court,and she brings to the court experience as a litigation associate in a private law firm, as an administrative law judge for the Bureau of Labor and Industries, and as a law clerk to Honorable Anna J. Brown. A longtime member of the Oregon State Bar, Oregon Women Lawyers, and the Oregon Gay and Lesbian Law Association, Ms. Hadlock also is a member of the International Visitors Committee of the World Affairs Council of Oregon. 

Media Contacts:
Christine Miles, 503-559-8795
Amy Wojcicki, 503-689-5324

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