Judge of the Circuit Court

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Thomas A

  • Occupation: Co-Founder, Ash, Hill & Associates, Civil/Criminal/Family Law.

    Occupational Background: 24 Years Law Experience; Deputy Sheriff/Sergeant/Investigator; Deputy DA/Prosecutor; Attorney; Admitted Oregon Courts, Appellate Court, Supreme Court; Federal Court. Educational Background: Juris Doctorate, Willamette University, High Honors, Bachelor of Public Administration, University of San Francisco; AA Administration of Justice.

    Prior Governmental Experience: Prosecutor; Law Enforcement; Appointed Attorney in Child Abuse Cases.

    Community Service: High School Regional Mock Trial Judge; Past OSB Juvenile Law Committee; Legal Charity Work; Past School and Youth Softball Volunteer; Regular Contributor Various Community Non-Profit Events.

    Family: Wife, Theresa, Registered Nurse; five children; two grandchildren; Central Oregonian 12 years.

    TRUSTWORTHY: This is a PUBLIC SEAT. I will work hard to maintain your trust.

    IMPARTIAL: UNBIASED/ INDEPENDENT of District Attorney's Office.

    RESPONSIBLE: Father owned small trucking company. Worked my way through college. Learned the value of hard work & PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY.

    KNOWLEDGEABLE: 14 years conducting judge and jury trials involving cases most often dealt with in Circuit Court.

    REAL EXPERIENCE: Law Enforcement Veteran - I have witnessed the violence and consequences of crime. Dedicated to PUBLIC SAFETY and protecting your rights.


    "Tom will be a great Judge for the people. He has the work ethic, character and temperament that fits the job judges do everyday."
    Peter L. Deuel, District Attorney Jefferson County (1995-2008).
    Jon Ash, Attorney & Co-Founder, Ash, Hill & Associates

    "Outstanding qualifications on both sides - enforcement and defending. He brings a broader, more realistic, compassionate viewpoint. We are impressed with his experience and understanding of mental illness."
    Suzanne Donovan, Deschutes County Mental Health Child & Family Program Manager (2000-07).
    Gary W. Smith, MSW, Director, Deschutes County Mental Health Department, Retired

    "Tom's experience and uncompromising integrity make him the BEST choice." David Rosell, Recent Past-President Bend Chamber of Commerce
    Dave Lewis, Recent Past-President, Sunriver Chamber of Commerce.

    Endorsed by Circuit Court Judge Gary S. Thompson, Retired.


    (This information furnished by Committee to Elect Thomas A. Hill Judge.)

Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722