Occupation: Judge, Marion County Circuit Court
Occupational Background: Marion County Circuit Court Judge (Appointed July 2008); Full-time Referee/Pro Tem Judge (2005 – 2008); Civil Litigation Attorney, Garrett Hemann Robertson, P.C. (2002 – 2005); Marion County Deputy District Attorney (1995 – 2002).
Educational Background: J.D. - Willamette University College of Law; B.S. - Western Oregon State University.
Prior Governmental Experience: Marion County Circuit Court Judge; Pro Tem Judge; Deputy District Attorney; Special Assistant United States Attorney.
Prior and Current Community and Professional Service: Chair, Oregon State Bar Litigation Section Executive Committee; Board Member, Marion County Bar Association Board of Directors; Member, Keizer Rotary; Member, International Youth Exchange Committee; Mentor, Willamette University College of Law Mentor Program; Judge, Willamette University College of Law Trial Practice Course; Judge, Oregon Trial Advocacy College; Past Chair, Marion County Bar Association Program Committee; Past Co-Chair, Marion County Gang Intervention Project.
JUDGE PRALL IS EXPERIENCED AND WELL-QUALIFIED
Judge Prall has a wide breadth of experience, both as a lawyer and as a judge. As a lawyer she handled both criminal and civil cases. As a judge she has presided over civil, criminal, juvenile and domestic relations cases. Judge Prall's broad range of experience and extensive knowledge of the law make her an essential member of the court.
JUDGE PRALL HAS
THE RIGHT JUDICIAL TEMPERAMENT
Judge Prall is patient and respectful. She is open-minded, sensitive and courteous. When rendering her decisions she is firm and decisive, yet compassionate and fair.
JUDGE PRALL IS DEDICATED TO THIS COMMUNITY
Judge Prall has dedicated her career to public service. As a Deputy District Attorney, a Pro Tem Judge, and as a member of various boards and committees, the safety of this community and the welfare of its children and families have been, and remain, Judge Prall's top priorities.
JUDGE PRALL IS ENDORSED BY:
Governor Ted Kulongoski
District Attorney Walter M. Beglau
Sheriff Russ Isham
Keizer Police Association
All elected judges of the Marion County Circuit Court
(This information furnished by Committee to Retain Judge Prall.)