Judge of the Circuit Court

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Wells B

Occupation: Prosecutor: Deschutes County District Attorney's Office; Supervisor: Trial Team, Deschutes County District Attorney's Office

Occupational Background: Prosecutor: Josephine County District Attorney's Office; Prosecutor: Twin Falls County Prosecuting Attorney's Office; Attorney: Twin Falls County Public Defender's Office; Attorney: Law Offices of Roger Keithley; Counselor: Alternative Homes for Youth, Adolescent Treatment Center

Educational Background: Born: Eugene, Oregon 1969; University of Colorado School of Law, J.D.; University of Colorado, B.A. cum laude

Prior Governmental Experience: Elected Official: Bend - La Pine School Board, 2009-Present. Budget Committee, Boundary Advisory Committee; Bend Chamber of Commerce: Leadership Bend; Board Member: Juvenile Justice Council, Twin Falls, Idaho


"I am a prosecutor committed to hard work and justice. I am married, have four children and know the importance of keeping Deschutes County a safe place to live. Your vote matters."
Wells B. Ashby


"I trust Wells Ashby to handle some of Deschutes County's toughest crimes. Ashby's broad experience in court is what Deschutes County needs."
Michael T. Dugan, Deschutes County District Attorney

"Wells Ashby's outstanding abilities as a trial attorney and wide ranging legal experience made him a formidable prosecutor and will make him an exceptional judge."
Grant Loebs, Twin Falls County Prosecuting Attorney


"Wells Ashby is a proven prosecutor in major crimes cases. He has a reputation for being tough on crime and committed to public safety."
Redmond Police Officers Association

"Wells Ashby is a dedicated and experienced prosecutor. He has a strong record on public safety and protecting the rights of crime victims."
Crime Victims United of Oregon


"Wells is principled and decisive. His energy, experience and dedication to justice make him the right choice for the bench."
Aaron Brenneman, DeKalb, Brenneman & Brenneman

"As a prosecutor, Wells Ashby was ethical, balanced and consistent. His clear commitment to fairness and justice will serve him well on the bench in Deschutes County."
Stephen D. Campbell, Josephine County District Attorney


(This information furnished by Wells B. Ashby.)

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