Occupation: District Attorney for Umatilla County
Occupational Background: Attorney emphasizing criminal law for twenty-three years as both a prosecutor and defender with additional experience in the practice of civil law.
Educational Background: B.A. Willamette University; Post-Graduate Studies Portland State University; J.D. Gonzaga School of Law
Prior Governmental Experience: District Attorney for Umatilla County (1995-present); Deschutes County Special Deputy Prosecutor (1995); Morrow County Special Deputy Prosecutor (1997); Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (1995-present); Umatilla County Senior Management Team (1995-present); Umatilla County Jail Advisory Board (1985-present); Umatilla County Community Corrections Advisory Committee (1985-95); Oregon State Board on Public Safety Standards and Training (1999-present); State Prison Advisory Committee at EOCI (2000-present).
CHRIS BRAUER, a native Oregonian who grew up in a small town has established a distinguished record of public service in Umatilla County.
CHRIS BRAUER, known for his long-standing commitment to criminal law, has educated prosecutors, defenders, police officers, concerned citizens and students regarding contemporary issues in criminal justice.
CHRIS BRAUER demonstrates honesty, integrity, diligence and competence in public service as District Attorney.
CHRIS BRAUER has a record of vigorously and effectively prosecuting criminal cases while also addressing the current issues in community corrections, school safety, the juvenile system, the concerns of child support enforcement and the issues of child sexual and physical abuse and exploitation.
CHRIS BRAUER works hard to recognize victims rights and to ensure a non-partisan justice system representing the diversity of the county.
CHRIS BRAUER wants to continue to help provide leadership as a proactive prosecutor who prioritizes violent crime intervention and emphasizes justice for all.
(This information furnished by Committee to re-elect District Attorney
Christopher R. Brauer.)