Oscar Garcia appointed to the Washington County Circuit Court
SALEM, Oregon: On February 8, 2012 attorney Oscar Garcia was appointed to the Washington County Circuit Court by Governor John Kitzhaber. Garcia will fill the vacancy left by the retirement of Judge Steven L. Price.
- “Mr. Garcia has a diverse practice background and deep ties to Washington County. He has been a passionate and effective advocate for his clients and has a long, demonstrated commitment to ensuring access to justice as an attorney. I am pleased that he wants to serve the community of Washington County in this new role and know that he will be a fair and impartial judge.” -Governor John Kitzhaber
Garcia received his Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and his Juris Doctorate from University of Oregon School of Law. He began his legal career at the Metropolitan Public Defender Services, Inc office. In 1998, he worked in private practice in Hillsboro specializing in criminal defense in state and federal court and also has handled family and juvenile law matters.
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