Judge of the Circuit Court

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Rita Batz Cobb

Occupation: 1989 to Present: Washington County Circuit Court Judge Pro Tem; Cases include: Trust, Estate, Guardianship, Conservatorship, Civil Commitment, Juvenile, Criminal and Adoption.

Occupational Background: 1982 to 1989: Washington County Probate Commissioner

Educational Background: Purdue University, BA 1976; Lewis and Clark Law School, JD 1981

Prior Governmental Experience: None

Oregon State Bar - Member
Washington County Bar Association - Member
Estate Planning Section, Oregon State Bar - Member, 1997 Chair
Elder Law Section, Oregon State Bar - Member


"Rita Cobb has performed outstanding public service for Washington County as a Pro Tem Judge for the past 17 years. She will be a tremendous addition to the Washington County Circuit Court." Jon B. Lund, Sr. Judge

"Rita Cobb has worked as a Pro Tem Judge in Washington County Courts for seventeen years. She is extremely hard working, organized and conscientious. She treats all parties fairly and with dignity. Rita Cobb is an outstanding candidate for Circuit Court Judge. I urge you to vote for Rita Cobb." Judge Marco A. Hernandez

"Rita Cobb has been invaluable as a Washington County Pro Tem Judge for 17 years. I urge you to vote for her so that we may continue to enjoy the results of her hard work, intelligence and compassion." Judge John B. Lewis

Endorsements from Washington County Circuit Court Judges
Judge Timothy P. Alexander
Judge Marco A. Hernandez
Judge Rick Knapp
Judge John B. Lewis
Judge Donald R. Letourneau
Judge Michael J. McElligott
Judge Gayle A. Nachtigal
Judge Steven L. Price
Judge Keith R. Raines
Judge Kirsten E. Thompson
Judge Suzanne Upton

Jon B. Lund, Sr. Judge

(This information furnished by Rita Batz Cobb.)

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