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Eve Costello to resign as Klamath County District Attorney
Salem, OR—Governor Kate Brown announced today that she is inviting applications for the position of Klamath County District Attorney, to fill a vacancy occasioned by District Attorney Eve Costello’s resignation, which will be effective on October 31, 2022. Governor Brown thanked District Attorney Costello for her service, and intends to fill the resulting vacancy by appointment, as provided in Article V, Section 16 of the Oregon Constitution and ORS 8.640.

Interested applicants should address their completed application forms to Dustin Buehler, General Counsel, Office of the Governor, and email (no mail or hand delivery) those completed forms to Shevaun Gutridge at shevaun.gutridge@oregon.gov. Forms must be received by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 29, 2022.

The Governor’s Office welcomes 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.

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 )

For questions about the appointment process, or to request an interest form, contact Shevaun Gutridge at 503-378-6246 or shevaun.gutridge@oregon.gov.

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