Judge of the Circuit Court
Gary Lee Williams photo
Gary Lee


Occupation: Crook County District Attorney

Occupational Background: Pre-trial Release Officer, 1974-75, 1982-84; Parole and Probation Officer, 1976-82; College Instructor, C.O.C.C., 1978-81, 1989-91; Deputy District Attorney, Crook County, 1984-87; Deputy District Attorney, Deschutes County, 1987-89; Chief Deputy District Attorney, Deschutes, 1989-90; District Attorney, Crook County, 1990-present

Educational Background: McNary High School, Salem, 1969; B.S., University of Oregon, 1973; M.S., Western Oregon University, 1977; J.D., Willamette Univ. College of Law, Salem, 1984

Prior Governmental Experience: See Occupational Background above

Optional Information:
President, Oregon District Attorneys Association, 2003
Chairman, Oregon State Bar Criminal Law Section, 1993-94
Chairman, Oregon State Bar Criminal Jury Instruction Committee, 1994-95
Instructor, Central Oregon Reserve Police Academy since 1989
Chairman, Crook County Multi-disciplinary Child Abuse Team, 1990-2002
Adjunct Faculty Member, National Advocacy Center, Columbia, S.C. since 2002
Member, Governor's Criminal Justice Task Force, 2004
Member, Crook County Search and Rescue Team since 1994
Chairman, "For The Children" Child Abuse Prevention Committee since 1998
Recipient, Governor's Crime Victim Service Award, 2006

I ask for your vote to continue serving the citizens of Crook and Jefferson counties. As your next circuit court judge, my professional experience, community activities, and thirty-four year commitment to a fair justice system will be put to work for all the people of the 22nd Judicial District.

(This information furnished by Gary Lee Williams.)