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Salem, OR—Governor Brown announced today that she will fill the vacancy in the Curry County District Attorney position created by District Attorney Everett Dial’s resignation, effective January 31, 2020. She will fill the vacancy by appointment, as provided in ORS 8.640 and 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 not the same form that is used for judicial vacancies. The District Attorney Interest Form is available online .

Interested applicants should mail or deliver completed interest 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 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Forms emailed by 5 p.m. on the closing date will be considered timely if 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.

Contact Information

For News Media

Chris Pair
Kate Kondayen
Charles Boyle

For General Public

(503) 378-4582



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