Judge of the Circuit Court
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Mari Garric


Occupation: Circuit Court Judge, Tillamook County Circuit Court (May 2007 to present).

Occupational Background: Circuit Court Judge Pro Tem, Tillamook County (Jan 2004 - April 2007); Attorney in private practice, Manzanita, Oregon (June 2000 - April 2007); Assistant City Attorney, Seattle City Attorney's Office, Seattle, Washington (1990 - 2000).

Educational Background: J.D., University of Washington School of Law (1989); B.A., Political Science with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Washington (1986).

Prior Governmental Experience: Circuit Court Judge Pro Tem Juvenile Referee, Tillamook County (Jan 2004 - April 2007); Assistant City Attorney, Seattle City Attorney's Office, Seattle, Washington (1990 - 2000).

Family: Married with two children.

Hard Working and Qualified

Judge Trevino is a hard worker with the intelligence and experience to make her an excellent judge. When appointed to the bench in May 2007, Judge Trevino had already worked as a circuit court judge pro tem in Tillamook County for over three years. During her nineteen years of experience as an attorney, Judge Trevino practiced in many areas of law, including working as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney. Judge Trevino has the breadth of knowledge and experience necessary for this position.

Fair and Compassionate

Judge Trevino treats all participants in every case with dignity and respect and provides each party with an opportunity to fully present his/her case for a reasoned and timely decision. Judge Trevino ensures that each person's case is decided without favor or prejudice to any party.

Message from Judge Trevino

Although I did not grow up in Tillamook County, I am thankful every day that my husband and I moved to Oregon to raise our children and enjoy a better quality of life. I was extremely honored to be appointed by the governor to fill the vacancy created last year when the Honorable David Hantke retired. I work hard every day to fulfill the important obligation of being a judge and ask for your support in this election.

(This information furnished by Committee to Elect Mari Garric Trevino.)