Judge of the Circuit Court
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Bernt (Al)
Hansen

Nonpartisan

Occupation: PRIVATE LAW PRACTICE 1980-PRESENT

Occupational Background:
YAMHILL COUNTY D.A.'S OFFICE, 1973-80; LANE COUNTY D.A.'S OFFICE,1972-73; U.S. ARMY, 1965-1968;

Educational Background: UNIVERSITY OF OREGON LAW SCHOOL, 1968-71 (JD); PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY, 1963-65 (BA); WASHINGTON STATE, 1959-63;

Prior Governmental Experience:
McMINNVILLE CITY COUNCIL 1984-92 (PRESIDENT 1992); McMINNVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION, 1977-84 (Chairman 1981-84); YAMHILL COUNTY SOLID WASTE COMMISSION, 1977-84
Other Community Service:
PRESIDENT McMINNVILLE ROTARY CLUB, 1995-96
ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR, 2004
TREASURER JUVENILE CRIME COMMITTEE, 1994-95
TREASURER JAIL EXPANSION COMMITTEE, 1991-92
PAST PRESIDENT YAMHILL COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
PAST PRESIDENT 12TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT BAR
ASSOCIATION
BAR JURY INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE

EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TRUST

ENDORSED

GLEN SHIPMAN & NORM HAND, RETIRED YAMHILL COUNTY
SHERIFFS
ROD BROWN, RETIRED McMINNVILLE POLICE CHIEF
ROBERT JOHNSTONE, TED LOPUSZNSKI & COLIN
ARMSTRONG, FORMER YAMHILL COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
ED GORMLEY, McMINNVILLE MAYOR, KRISTI BRILL,
INVESTMENTS
ALLYN BROWN & GARY RUETER, YAMHILL COUNTY
ATTORNEYS
MIKE McKENZIE, CPA; DON CHRISTENSEN,

INTEGRITY: "Al Hansen is a seasoned attorney that brings a well-deserved reputation for integrity and forthrightness to the office."
Allyn Brown, Newberg Attorney

COMMUNITY SAFETY
"After Al left the District Attorney's Office he still worked to improve and expand the jail and build a juvenile detention center as the treasurer of those community efforts. His concern for the safety of Yamhill County will continue as our Circuit Court Judge."
Retired Sheriff Yamhill County Norm Hand

FAIR: "Al brought his listening and organizational skills to the City Counsel and was a problem solver. He is honest, dedicated, has common sense and is patient. He has given over 30 years of service to Yamhill County."
McMinnville Mayor Ed Gormley

MY PLEDGE: "As your judge I will be fair yet firm as I uphold our laws and Constitution. I will be open, available and will make the courts more cost effective and efficient.
Bernt "Al" Hansen

(This information furnished by Bernt "Al" Hansen.)