Judge of the Circuit Court
Jenefer Stenzel Grant photo
Jenefer Stenzel


Occupation: Columbia County Circuit Judge

Occupational Background: Columbia County Circuit Judge; Attorney at Law; Adjunct Professor, Portland State University, School of Business Administration.

Educational Background: George Washington National Law Center, Washington, D.C. (J.D., 1992, with honors); Portland State University (B.A., 1988)

Prior Governmental Experience: Columbia County Circuit Judge; Vice-Chair, Columbia County Commission on Children and Families; Local Public Safety Coordinating Council; Chair, Family Law Advisory Council; Sheriff Supervisory Authority.

Civic Memberships: National Association of Women Judges; Columbia County Rotary; Past President, Columbia County Legal Aid; Oregon State Bar, Legal Program Services Committee; Columbia County Bar Association; Columbia County Domestic Violence Council; Oregon Women Lawyers.

Judge Grant: The Qualified and Experienced Choice
for Columbia County

"Judge Jenefer Grant has demonstrated the qualities Columbia County deserves in a Circuit Court Judge. She is fair, experienced, hard-working and has excellent judicial temperament. She is committed to the rule of law and to ensuring justice for the citizens of Columbia County. I am pleased to have appointed a judge of her caliber to the Columbia County Circuit Court."
Governor Ted Kulongoski

"Judge Grant's tenure as Columbia County Circuit Court Judge has been marked with sound judicial temperament and adherence to the rule of law."
Oregon Attorney General, Hardy Myers.

Judge Jenefer Grant has served the people of Columbia County with fairness, impartiality and an understanding of the law. I proudly endorse Judge Grant's election because of her mature judgment and the respect she demonstrates for all who appear before her.
Betty Roberts, Former Oregon Supreme Court Justice

Endorsed By:

Northwest Oregon Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Cathleen B. Callahan, City of Clatskanie, Prosecutor
Brad Witt, State Representative
Barbara Roberts, Governor of Oregon
Cheryl Young, Mayor of Columbia City
Sally Harrison, City of Vernonia, Mayor
Randy Peterson, Mayor of St. Helens
Tualatin Valley Firefighters Union
Shirlee Daughtry
Paul Pulliam
Jolene Jonas
Nancy A. Federici
Earl Fisher

For All Endorsers: www.retainjudgegrant.com

(This information furnished by Committee to Retain Judge Grant.)