Judge of the Circuit Court
Occupation: Contractor, Vice President Modular Systems, Inc.
Occupational Background: Contractor President and now Vice President of Modular Systems, Inc. (remodeling and new residential and commercial projects); Vice President Marketing of Gelco Corporation (heavy construction); Salesman Starkey Laboratories, Inc. (manufacturer of hearing aids and hearing devices); Lawyer in the general practice of law (18 plus years as a single practitioner in Independence, tried cases at all levels of the Oregon court system from municipal court to Supreme Court of the State of Oregon) and Logger (worked my way thru college).
Educational Background: University of Oregon, B.S. in Law 1963; University of Oregon, L.L.B. in Law 1965
Prior Governmental Experience: City Attorney for the City of Independence 1966 to 1975; City Attorney for the City of Monmouth 1966 and Pro Tem City Administrator for the City of Waldport in 1998.
Active member of the Oregon State Bar Association since 1965.
Co-Trustee with the U S Bank for the Albert L. and Ivy B. Thomas Educational Fund established by trust August 22, 1974.
Candidate provides a broad range of real world experience, extensive criminal and civil legal background. Candidate and his wife of 46 years have made Monmouth, Polk County, Oregon their home for 44 years.
This information furnished by Chester Scott.)