Judge of the Supreme Court
Occupation: Judge, Oregon Court of Appeals
Occupational Background: Deputy Attorney General; lawyer in private law practice; adjunct professor of law
Educational Background: Lewis & Clark College, BA; Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College, JD; University of Virginia School of Law, LLM
Prior Governmental Experience: Oregon Court of Appeals Judge; Oregon Deputy Attorney General
Judge Jack Landau for Oregon Supreme Court
It is critical that a Justice on Oregon’s Supreme Court meet the highest standards of experience and integrity. That is why Judge Jack Landau is the clear choice for Oregon’s highest court.
Unmatched Judicial Experience
Judge Landau has served as a judge on the Court of Appeals for 17 years. During that time, he has participated in deciding nearly 10,000 cases on every imaginable subject, including criminal law, child custody, workers compensation, contracts, unemployment compensation, elections, unlawful trade practices, juvenile delinquency, fish and wildlife, public utilities, employment discrimination, land use and zoning.
Before becoming a Judge, Landau worked in the Oregon courts as a practicing attorney. He tried cases in state and federal court, and argued appeals in state and federal appellate courts, including a case before the United States Supreme Court.
Judge Landau has a record of independent, fair-minded, even-handed decision making. His thoughtful decisions are based on the law and the facts, nothing more. His integrity and legal experience are why Judge Landau has earned broad support from respected leaders and the legal community across Oregon:
Former Governor Barbara Roberts
Former Attorney General Dave Frohnmayer
Former Attorney General Hardy Myers
Former Labor Commissioner Jack Roberts
Former Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Ed Peterson
Former Chief Judge Mary Deits
Court of Appeals Chief Judge Dave Brewer
Circuit Court Judges John Collins (Yamhill), Paula Brownhill (Clatsop), Henry Kantor (Multnomah), Jean Maurer (Multnomah), Steven Maurer (Clackamas), Burdette Pratt (Malheur), Dan Harris (Jackson), Lindi Baker (Josephine), Bill Cramer (Grant/Harney), Jamese Rhoades (Marion), Karsten Rasmussen (Lane), Mike Sullivan (Deschutes), Rick Barron (Coos/Curry)
(This information furnished by Judge Jack Landau for Oregon Supreme Court.)