Judge of the Circuit Court
Occupation: Judge, Douglas County Circuit Court
Occupational Background: Judge, Douglas County Circuit Court – Appointed July 2009; Deputy District Attorney for the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office, August 1999-June 2009; Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Charles E. Luukinen, Polk County Circuit Court
Educational Background: Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Willamette University College of Law, 1998; Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Criminal Justice, University of California at Davis, 1982; Admitted Oregon State Bar 1999
Prior Governmental Experience: Circuit Court Judge; Deputy District Attorney assigned to the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team (DINT); Deputy District Attorney assigned to Douglas County Drug Court Program; Deputy District Attorney for Douglas County; Judicial Clerk - Polk County Presiding Judge Luukinen
Family: Frances lives in Roseburg with her husband, Jim Burge
JUDGE BURGE IS EXPERIENCED AND DECISIVE
Judge Burge’s record shows that holding people accountable for their actions can inspire positive changes in their lives. Holding people accountable while treating them fairly enhances community safety and improvements for all. She has experience with, and supports, intervention services and programs to help individuals and their families succeed, including drug court, domestic violence court, mental health programs and education.
JUDGE BURGE STANDS FOR FAIRNESS
When appearing before Judge Burge, each person is treated fairly, impartially, respectfully and with dignity. Everyone is given an opportunity to be heard, present their evidence and have a fair and impartial decision made based upon the evidence presented and applicable law. Judge Burge is committed to fairness in deciding every case that comes before her.
VOTE FRANCES BURGE FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE
(This information furnished by Frances Burge for Judge.)