Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown today announced that she will appoint Morgan Wren Long and F.G. “Jamie” Troy II to the Multnomah County Circuit Court. Long, a juvenile court referee and judge pro tem, will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Maureen McKnight. Troy, a juvenile law attorney, will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Katherine Tennyson. Both positions will be assigned to the court’s Family Department. The appointments are effective immediately.
“Jamie Troy and Morgan Long have stellar reputations as bright, hard-working individuals who are committed to their community,” Governor Brown said. “As judges on Multnomah County’s family bench, they will approach cases involving children with empathy, patience, and compassion.”
Long has served as a juvenile court referee and judge pro tem for the Multnomah County Circuit Court since 2017. Previously, she litigated juvenile dependency, juvenile delinquency, family law, and criminal defense matters at firms including Bertoni & Associates, Ridehalgh & Associates, Dore Long, LLC, and Morgan Long Law, PC. Long graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, and earned her law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School. She serves on a variety of committees and workgroups, including the Oregon State Bar’s Juvenile Law Section Executive Committee, the Multnomah County Child Welfare Council, and the Indian Child Welfare Act Compliance Committee for the State of Oregon.
Troy is a juvenile law attorney at Troy & Rosenberg, PC, where he has litigated juvenile delinquency, juvenile dependency, and termination of parental rights cases since 2008. He previously practiced at David W. Owens P.C. & Associates, Tennyson & Winemiller, and Kliewer & Associates. Troy earned his bachelor’s degree from the College of William & Mary, and received his law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School. Among other civic and community activities, he is a member of the Department of Human Services Child Welfare Advisory Committee, has served on the City of Portland’s Citizen Review Committee, is a past president of the Gus J. Solomon Inn of Court, and sings tenor with the Oregon Repertory Singers.