Judge of the Circuit Court
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Joan G.
Seitz

Nonpartisan

Occupation: Circuit Court Judge, Douglas County, Oregon.

Occupational Background: Circuit Court Judge since 1985; attorney in private practice; Douglas County assistant county counsel; Douglas County assistant public defender; Klamath County deputy district attorney.

Educational Background: Willamette University, College of Law; Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1974; Southern Oregon College; Bachelor of Science, 1971; Klamath Union High School; High School Diploma, 1967; attended seminars at the National Judicial College.

Prior Governmental Experience: Circuit Court Judge, Douglas County, Oregon, 1985 to present; previously served as Presiding Circuit Court Judge; previously served as a member of the following: Chief Justice’s State Criminal Justice Advisory Committee; Joint Bench/Bar Commission on Professionalism; Circuit Court Arbitration Commission for Douglas County; Douglas; Douglas County Commission on Children and Families; Roseburg City Downtown Development Board.

Professional Activities: Judge Seitz coordinated the consolidation of the Douglas County trial courts, implemented mediation in the courts and created a specialized domestic violence court program to address violence within the family. She acts as the relief Judge for Douglas County drug court program. Judge Seitz previously served as President to the Oregon Circuit Judges Association; president of the Douglas County Bar Association; member of the Oregon State Bar Judicial Administration Committee; member of Oregon Judicial Conference committees.

Family: Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1949. Judge Seitz and her husband, Daniel have been married for 30 years and have one grown daughter.

Community Activities: Past member of the Roseburg Morning Rotary Club; Douglas County YMCA board of directors; Douglas County American Red Cross board of directors; Umpqua Valley League of Women Voters; American Association of University Women; Zonta Club.

(This information furnished by Joan G. Seitz.)

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