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A combine harvests a grain field near Ashwood along Pony Butte Road. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

A combine harvests a grain field near Ashwood along Pony Butte Road. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Established in 1977 by ORS 1.725 to 1.750, the council promulgates rules governing pleading, practice and procedure in all civil proceedings in the circuit courts of the state. Promulgated amendments to the rules are submitted to the Legislature in January of odd-numbered years and go into effect on January 1 of the following even-numbered year unless amended, repealed or supplemented by the Legislature.


Members with term-expiration dates and the statutory appointing authority:
Judicial member appointed by the Oregon Supreme Court: Justice Jack L. Landau, Salem, 2017


Judicial member appointed by the Oregon Court of Appeals: Judge Rex Armstrong, Salem, 2017


Circuit judge members appointed by the Executive Committee of the Circuit Court Judges Association: Hon. Sheryl Bachart, Newport, 2017; Hon. John A. Wolf, The Dalles, 2017; Hon. R Curtis Conover, Eugene, 2017; Hon. Roger J. DeHoog, Bend, 2017; Hon. Timothy Gerking, Medford, 2015; Hon. Jerry B. Hodson, Portland, 2015; Hon. Eve L. Miller, Oregon City, 2015; Hon. Charles Zennaché, Eugene, 2017


Practitioners appointed by the Board of Governors of the Oregon State Bar: Kristen S. David, Chair, Oregon City, 2015; John Bachofner, Vancouver, WA, 2017; Jay Beattie, Portland, 2015; Michael Brian, Vice-Chair, Medford, 2017; Brian Campf, Portland, 2015; Travis Eiva, Eugene, 2017; Jennifer Gates, Portland, 2017; Robert Keating, Portland, 2015; Maureen Leonard, Portland, 2017; Shenoa L. Payne, Portland, 2017; Mark R. Weaver, Medford, 2015; Deanna L. Wray, Portland, 2017


Public member appointed by the Oregon Supreme Court: Arwen Bird, Portland, 2017


Mark A. Peterson, Executive Director
c/o Lewis and Clark Law School
10015 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland 97219
Phone: 503-768-6500
Fax: 503-768-6671