Occupation: Washington County District Attorney; Elected in May 1998; re-elected in May 2002; re-elected in May 2006.
Occupational Background: Chief Deputy District Attorney 1982-1999; Deputy District Attorney 1975-1982; worked through high school, college and law school as janitor, freight warehouseman, maintenance man, tutor, and scout camp counselor.
Educational Background: Juris Doctor, Willamette University College of Law, 1974, Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Rhetoric) Willamette University, 1971; Wilson High School, Portland
Prior Governmental Experience: Over 35 years as a prosecutor for the Washington County District Attorney’s Office; 2005 President of the Oregon District Attorneys Association; Member Governor’s Task Force on Adult Sentencing; Member Criminal Justice Advisory Committee to the Chief Justice
BOB HERMANN IS EXPERIENCED AS A PROSECUTOR
Bob has prosecuted hundreds of cases. He has specialized in child physical abuse and child and adult sexual assault cases, arson and fraud cases, juvenile law and presently murder cases. Bob has successfully prosecuted over two dozen murder cases in Washington County.
BOB HERMANN SERVES HIS COMMUNITY
Bob has served our community in many ways including:
- Board Member of the Make A Wish Foundation of Oregon
- Board Member Rape Victim Advocates
- Board Member and President of the Washington County Women’s Shelter
- Board Member and President of the Washington County Bar Association
- Member Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
- Coach for girls soccer and basketball
- Eagle Scout
BOB HERMANN SERVES HIS PROFESSION
During his years as a prosecutor Bob has taught, spoken, and lectured for numerous organizations and conferences, including schools, the Oregon District Attorneys Association, the Oregon Police Academy, the NW Conference of Insurance Fraud, the NW Advanced Fire and Arson Investigator’s Conference, the Oregon Municipal Judges, Expert Witnesses in the Courtroom Seminar, Elder Abuse Awareness and Victim’s Rights Day, The Sakhalin, Russia-Oregon Rule of Law Program, amongst many others.
He has been a frequent instructor for local Washington County police agencies and Citizen Academies.
RE-ELECT BOB HERMANN AS YOUR DISTRICT ATTORNEY
(This information furnished by Bob Hermann for Washington County District Attorney Committee.)