Occupation: District Attorney for Wheeler County
Occupational Background: District Attorney; county counsel; city manager; city attorney; private law practice
Educational Background: University of Oregon Law School, JD; Cornell University, BA, Government
Prior Governmental Experience: District Attorney for Wallowa County for 12 years; City Attorney and City Manager for Toledo, Oregon
Professional Experienced Hard-working
Reasons for running for District Attorney:
My main emphasis is to hold offenders accountable, and I will administer justice in a careful and informed manner for the benefit of the citizens of Wheeler County. I bring a solid background in the law and a concerned and professional approach to the District Attorney's position.
Experience in the legal profession:
My background includes 12 years of criminal prosecution; criminal defense; local government law and administration in 10 years as county counsel; and general law practice, all of which I can draw on as District Attorney to make sound, reasoned decisions. I have been a member of the Executive Committee of the Criminal Law Section of the Oregon State Bar for six years and have served as Chair and Secretary.
A professional approach to the District Attorney's duties:
- I will work closely and cooperatively with police agencies in the investigation and preparation of cases.
- I will have an open-door policy in the DA's Office and work with all citizens to become a member of the community.
- I will work at the state level with the Oregon District Attorneys Association and the Criminal Law Section for the good of Wheeler County.
- I will stay current on changes in the law and be thoroughly prepared when appearing in court.
Elect Dan Ousley District Attorney for Wheeler County
Wade M. McLeod, District Attorney for Sherman County
Wes Kilgore, Chief of Police, Enterprise, Oregon
Ted Kulongoski, Governor of Oregon
(This information furnished by Daniel Ousley.)