Judge of the Circuit Court
Occupation: Attorney, Private Practice, since 1992; Member Oregon State Bar since 1983
Occupational Background: 1992 to Present - Private Practice; 1992 to 1997 - Tribal Public Defender; 1992 to 1997 - Chief Deputy District Attorney Umatilla County; 1983 - Lane County Deputy District Attorney; Police Officer; Law Clerk; Mover; Salesman; Mill Worker; Food Service
Educational Background: University of Oregon B.S. (1979); Basic Police Certificate, Reno NV (1979); University of Oregon J.D (1983); Deputy Medical Examiner Training
Prior Governmental Experience: Police Officer, Oregon City, Oregon and Reno, Nevada; Deputy District Attorney, Umatilla County and Lane County, Oregon
STEVEN FOGELSON IS HIGHLY QUALIFIED:
Former Police Officer
8.5 Years Umatilla County Chief Deputy District Attorney
Prosecuted Murders, Rapist, Child Molesters, and Criminals with fairness and justice
14 Years Private Practice - Divorce, Family Law, Child Support and Criminal Law
Former Co-chair Child Protection Team
WE NEED COMMON SENSE JUSTICE:
For minor matters; Public Convenience; No additional costs
Individual Counseling; Family involvement; Intensive monitoring; Require Education, Work and Community Service
Reasonable Conditions; Judicial Supervision; Individual case reviews
Mediation for Neighborhood Disputes; First time Non-violent Domestic Matter Diversions; Revitalize drug court; Compliance Supervision; Education, Counseling, addiction treatment, and creative sentences
Equal treatment regardless of wealth or status; Same Rules For All
Prompt Filing, Arraignment, Hearing, and Trial; Efficient exchange of information.
STEVE HAS REAL LIFE EXPERIENCE. Steve raised two children as both noncustodial and custodial parent. Steve and his wife Teresa have five grown children and four grandchildren. He is involved in Lions since 1985 and March of Dimes. Because Steve has been a police officer, crime victim, prosecutor, and defense attorney he can balance public safety with fairness. Each case will be entitled to individual consideration.
STEVE BELIEVES JUDGES SHOULD BE ACCESSIBLE, not isolated among the politically connected or lawyers. Judges must be available and accessible, not just at budget or election times.
(This information furnished by Steven Fogelson.)