Judge of the Circuit Court
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George W.


Occupation: Circuit Court Judge Pro Tem for Douglas County since 1999; Hearings Referee.

Occupational Background: Circuit Court Judge Pro Tem; Hearings Referee; Attorney; Judicial Clerk.

Educational Background: Willamette University, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1985; University of California, Davis, B.A.; Judge Training through Oregon Judicial Department.

Prior Governmental Experience: Current Circuit Judge Pro Tem and Hearings Referee for Douglas County; Prosecution work for the cities of Myrtle Creek and Winston.

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE: Ambrosini has been working with the Douglas County Circuit Judges for 16 years. The Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court appointed Ambrosini as a Circuit Judge Pro Tem in 1999 to meet Douglas County's needs for an additional judge. Ambrosini is an experienced judicial candidate.

Ambrosini is a proven judge with extensive experience in Circuit Court matters in Douglas County, having presided as a pro tem judge over a large assortment of criminal and civil cases, including complex litigation, jury trials, sentencings, and juvenile delinquency, abuse, and neglect cases. Ambrosini has handled probate and guardianship cases, Family Abuse hearings, Elder Abuse hearings, Landlord Tenant matters, and family law cases. Ambrosini also assisted the Circuit Court Judges for 11 years, researching complex legal issues and preparing memorandums of law.

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY: Ambrosini is 46 years of age and resides in Roseburg with his wife, Anita, and their son. He is committed to serving the community and has served as a volunteer coach and for various church activities. Ambrosini is on the founding board of the Community Kitchen where he has served for 18 years. He also initiated the effort to establish a maternity home in Douglas County and has served on the local FEMA board.

Ambrosini believes that elected representatives make the law and that trial judges should interpret, enforce, and apply the law as intended.
Ambrosini believes that judges should be firm, just in their decisions, and that judicial matters must be handled conscientiously with fairness and impartiality.

(This information furnished by George W. Ambrosini.)