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Clara Rigmaiden

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Clara Rigmaiden
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Current Court Information:
Oregon 2nd Judicial District
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Gov. John Kitzhaber
Active:   2013-2021
Preceded by:   Eveleen Henry
Past post:   Public defender, Lane County
Past term:   2001-2013
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Boise State University
Law School:   University of Oregon School of Law
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Circuit Court, 2nd District
Position:  Position 15
State:  Oregon
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  5/20/2014
Primary vote:  98.9%ApprovedA
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Clara Rigmaiden is a judge on the Lane County Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial District in Oregon. She was appointed to this position by Governor John Kitzhaber on September 4, 2013 to replace Eveleen Henry.[1][2] She was re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires on January 3, 2021.[3][4][5]



See also: Oregon judicial elections, 2014
Rigmaiden ran for re-election to the Oregon Circuit Court, 2nd Judicial District.
Primary: She ran unopposed in the primary on May 20, 2014.


Rigmaiden received her undergraduate degree from Boise State University and her J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law.[1]


Rigmaiden began her legal career in 1999 as a civil attorney in private practice. She then joined the Southwestern Oregon Public Defender Services as a staff attorney. From 2001 until her appointment to the circuit court in 2013, she served as a public defender in Lane County.[1][6]

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