Occupation: Circuit Court Judge
Occupational Background: Judge; Attorney; Admitted to State and Federal Court; Civil Procedure Tutor, Willamette Law School; Law Clerk; Research Assistant and Tutor, Oregon State University; Bookkeeper; Employment Specialist; Eligibility Worker; Investigator; Teachers Assistant, and Sales Clerk.
Educational Background: Willamette College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence; Oregon State University, Bachelor of Science; University of Washington, Graduate School of Public Affairs; Linn-Benton Community College, Associate of Arts, also attended Southern Oregon State College, Oregon Institute of Technology and the National Judicial College.
Prior Governmental Experience: Twice appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate to the Board of the Department of Public Safety, Standards and Training.
JUDGE CAROL BISPHAM is committed to perseverance and hard work. Carol attended college while continuing to work to help support her family and pay for her education. Carol graduated with honors from Oregon State University in 1983 and received her law degree from Willamette University in 1987. In 1998, Carol became the first woman to be elected Circuit Court Judge in Linn County. Carol and her husband, Joe, live near Lebanon.
JUDGE CAROL BISPHAMS INVOLVEMENT:
- National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
- Oregon Judicial Department Family Law Committee
- Linn County Mediation/Arbitration Commission
- Oregon Judicial Department Forms Review Committee
- Former Member of Linn County Criminal Justice Advisory Council
- Former President and Vice-President Linn County Bar Association
JUDGE CAROL BISPHAM IS OUR BEST CHOICE:
- Judicial Experience: Circuit Court Judge since 1998; Judge Pro Tempore
- Experienced in Family, Juvenile, Criminal and Civil Law
- CAROL is committed to helping stop the revolving door in our criminal system.
- CAROL knows offenders must be held accountable and public safety and victims rights must be our priority.
WE NEED CAROLS COMMITMENT AND EXPERIENCE
TO MEET THE DEMANDING CASELOAD IN OUR COURTS.
YOUR VOTE IS APPRECIATED