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Salem, OR—Governor Brown announced today that she will fill the vacancy in the Josephine County District Attorney position created by the planned resignation of District Attorney Ryan Mulkins on September 30, 2019. Pursuant to ORS 8.640, Governor Brown intends to fill the vacancy by appointment, as provided in Article V, Section 16 of the Oregon Constitution.

The Governor’s Office is now accepting applications from candidates with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences. Applicants must submit a District Attorney Interest Form to the Governor’s Office. Please note that the District Attorney Interest Form is a distinct form and is not the same form that is used for judicial vacancies. The District Attorney Interest Form is available online at:…

Interested applicants should mail or deliver their completed application forms to: Misha Isaak, General Counsel, Office of the Governor, 900 Court Street NE #254, Salem, OR 97301-4047. Forms must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2019. Forms emailed by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date will be considered timely so long as original signed forms postmarked by the closing date are later received.

Oregon law requires that, at the time of appointment, the appointee must be admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Oregon (ORS 8.630 and ORS 8.640).

Questions regarding the appointment process should be directed to Shevaun Gutridge by emailing, or by calling (503) 378-6246.


Chris Pair
Kate Kondayen