Judge of the Circuit Court
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Claudia M.
Burton

Nonpartisan

Occupation: Circuit Court Judge

Occupational Background: Circuit Court Judge Pro Tem; Administrative Law Judge; Attorney

Educational Background: BA, Princeton University; JD, University of California at Berkeley

Prior Governmental Experience: Circuit Court Judge; Circuit Court Judge Pro Tem; Administrative Law Judge

BACKGROUND: Judge Burton is a first-generation American, and grew up bilingual (Italian and English). Later, as a practicing attorney, she learned Spanish.

FAMILY: Claudia and Tim Burton, a computer software engineer, live in Salem. Their family includes Katharine, a pharmaceutical sales representative, and John, a graphic designer. They have a yellow lab and two cats.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Judge Burton volunteers frequently for Marion-Polk Food Share. She was awarded the Red Cross Willamette Chapter diversity volunteer award in 2003 for her work doing Spanish translation. She also serves lunch at the Union Gospel Mission and participates in the annual Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk.

“Judge Burton has displayed both common sense and a common touch. She’s diligent and she’s hardworking.” Hon. Paul J. Lipscomb, Presiding Judge, Marion County Circuit Court.

“It is a privilege to serve the people of Marion County as a Circuit Court Judge. I am committed to fairness, common sense, and preservation of our precious fundamental rights.” Judge Claudia M. Burton

MORE INFORMATION: Please see www.KeepJudgeBurton.org for further information.

(This information furnished by The Committee to Keep Judge Burton.)

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District 1, Position 3
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District 3, Position 4
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District 3, Position 6
Mary M. James

District 4, Position 4
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Martin Stone

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Richard L. Barron

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Joan G. Seitz

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George W. Ambrosini
Randy Garrison
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Philip L. Nelson

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Berkeley Smith

District 21, Position 2
Janet Schoenhard Holcomb

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Carol R. Bispham

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