Brown seeks applications for Crook Co. District Attorney


Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday she is inviting applications for the position of Crook County District Attorney, to fill a vacancy occasioned by her appointment of District Attorney Wade Whiting to the Jefferson/Crook County Circuit Court.

Brown intends to fill the District Attorney vacancy by appointment, as provided in Article V, Section 16 of the Oregon Constitution and ORS 8.640.The Governor’s Office welcomes applications from candidates with a diversity of backgrounds and experiences.

Applicants must submit a District Attorney Interest Form to the Governor’s Office.

Please note that the District Attorney Interest Form is not the same form that is used for judicial vacancies.

The District Attorney Interest Form is available onlineInterested applicants should address their completed application forms to Dustin Buehler, General Counsel, Office of the Governor, and email (no mail or hand delivery) those completed forms to Shevaun Gutridge at Forms must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 23, 2021.Oregon law requires that, at the time of appointment, the appointee must be admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Oregon (ORS 8.630 and ORS 8.640).Questions regarding the appointment process should be directed to Shevaun Gutridge by, or by calling (503) 378-6246.


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