Occupation: Senior Deputy District Attorney
Occupational Background:(1991-1996) Attorney, Private Practice; (1996-present) Deputy District Attorney, Jackson County District Attorney's Office; (1999-2001) Adjunct Professor, Rogue Community College; (2004-2005) Adjunct Professor, Southern Oregon University.
Educational Background: University of Oregon, 1988 (Bachelor of Science); Lewis and Clark Northwestern School of Law, 1991 (Doctor of Jurisprudence).
Prior Governmental Experience: Clackamas County District Attorney's Office - law clerk
Experienced & Balanced: Tim has represented clients in both criminal and civil law cases. He is the only candidate to have served both as a county prosecutor and as a criminal defense attorney. As a civil attorney he practiced family law and civil rights law.
Accountability: Over the past decade, Tim has held criminal offenders accountable. As a Senior Deputy District Attorney, he fought for the rights of children, domestic violence victims, senior citizens, victims of property crimes and victims who have lost loved ones due to intoxicated drivers. Having been a victim of armed robbery, Tim experienced first-hand the impact crime has on a person.
Community Involvement: "SMART" Reader, Southern Oregon Special Olympics, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Kids Unlimited, Head Start, Homeless Shelter, Phoenix/Talent Little League Baseball Coach, "Stand Down" V.A. Domiciliary, and Domestic Violence Council.
Jackson County District Attorney, Mark Huddleston; Jackson County Sheriff, Michael Winters; Mike Moran, Retired Police Lieutenant/School Board Chairman; Ashland Police Association; Southern Oregon Fraternal Order of Police, lodge #15; Medford Firefighters Association; Dr. John Shonerd, Chairman of Department of Medicine, RVMC.
"This November I encourage voters who supported me in the May, 2008 primary to cast their vote for Tim Barnack. Tim believes that fairness and justice are the foundation of any court proceeding. Tim will hold those who commit crimes accountable and ensure justice for victims." John Norton, 2008 Judicial Primary Candidate.
"Our vote will go to Tim Barnack" Upper Rogue Independent, April 29, 2008.
(This information furnished by the Committee to elect Tim Barnack.)