District Attorney
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Occupation: District Attorney for Wheeler County

Occupational Background: District Attorney; county counsel; city manager; city attorney; private law practice

Educational Background: University of Oregon Law School, JD; Cornell University, BA, Government

Prior Governmental Experience: District Attorney for Wallowa County for 12 years; City Attorney and City Manager for Toledo, Oregon

Professional    Experienced    Hard-working

Reasons for running for District Attorney:

My main emphasis is to hold offenders accountable, and I will administer justice in a careful and informed manner for the benefit of the citizens of Wheeler County. I bring a solid background in the law and a concerned and professional approach to the District Attorney's position.

Experience in the legal profession:

My background includes 12 years of criminal prosecution; criminal defense; local government law and administration in 10 years as county counsel; and general law practice, all of which I can draw on as District Attorney to make sound, reasoned decisions. I have been a member of the Executive Committee of the Criminal Law Section of the Oregon State Bar for six years and have served as Chair and Secretary.

A professional approach to the District Attorney's duties:

Elect Dan Ousley District Attorney for Wheeler County


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(This information furnished by Daniel Ousley.)