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Senior Judges

view of ponderosa pine trees from the ground looking up towards the sky
Ponderosa pine trees near Quartz Mountain Pass along Highway 140. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
Under Oregon law, a judge who retires from the circuit court, Oregon Tax Court, Court of Appeals or Supreme Court, except a judge retired under the provisions of ORS 1.310, may be designated a senior judge of the state by the Supreme Court and is eligible for temporary assignment by the Supreme Court to any state court at or below the level in which he or she last served as a full-time judge. The current roster of senior judges follows:

From the Supreme Court

Richard C. Baldwin, David V. Brewer, Wallace P. Carson, Jr., Paul J. De Muniz, Robert D. Durham, W. Michael Gillette, Rives Kistler, Jack L. Landau, Susan M. Leeson, Virginia L. Linder, Lynn R. Nakamoto, Edwin Peterson, R. William Riggs, George Van Hoomissen

From the Court of Appeals or Oregon Tax Court

Rex E. Armstrong, Henry Breithaupt, Carl N. Byers, Mary J. Deits, ​Walter I. Edmonds, Jr., Erika L. Hadlock, Rick T. Haselton, William L. Richardson, Timothy J. Sercombe

From the Circuit Courts

Pamela Abernethy, Ted Abram, A. Michael Adler, Daniel Ahern. Marshall Amiton, G. Philip Arnold, Fred Avera, Raymond Bagley, Glen Baisinger, Richard Barron, Gregory L. Baxter, Frank L. Bearden, Mary Ann Bearden, William Beckett, Douglas G. Beckman, Linda Bergman, Jack A. Billings, Carol Bispham, Alan C. Bonebrake, Alta Brady, Thomas O. Branford, Paula Brownhill, Claudia M. Burton, Nancy W. Campbell, Cynthia Carlson, Joseph Ceniceros, Suzanne B. Chanti, Ronald E. Cinniger, Rita Cobb, John L. Collins, Allan H. Coon, Patricia Crain, William D. Cramer, Jr., Kathleen M. Dailey, Deanne Darling, Ross Davis, David E. Delsman, Don A. Dickey, Henry R. Dickinson, Jr., Jim Donnell, Hugh C. Downer, Jr., Greg Foote, Stephen P. Forte, Kimberly Frankel, Julie Franz, Jackson L. Frost, James. L. Fun, Jr., Randolph Garrison, David Gernant, Michael J. Gillespie, James Goode, Dennis Graves, Joe Guimond, David Hantke, Daniel L. Harris, Wayne R. Harris, Barbara Haslinger, Eveleen Henry, Robert D. Herndon, Bryan T. Hodges, Janet S. Holcomb, William Horner, Robert J. Huckleberry, Don Hull, Thomas M. Hull, Rodger Isaacson, Mary M. James, Nely L. Johnson, Edward Jones, Donald Kalberer, Henry Kantor, Mitchell Karaman, John V. Kelly, Rick Knapp, Karla J. Knieps, Frank D. Knight, Dale R. Koch, Thomas W. Kohl, Thomas Kolberg, Paula J. Kurshner, Jerome LaBarre, Kristena LaMar, Darryl Larson, Terry A. Leggert, Kip Leonard, Donald Letourneau, William O. Lewis, Paul Lipscomb, Angel Lopez, Jon B. Lund, Charles E. Luukinen, William S. Mackay, Jean Maurer, Steven Maurer, Robert. McConville, John A. McCormick, Rick J. McCormick, Maureen McKnight, Keith Meisenheimer, Maurice Merten, Richard Mickelson, Eve Miller, Robert Millikan, Douglas Mitchell, Robert J. Morgan, Thomas Moultrie, Rudy Murgo, Gayle Nachtigal, George W. Neilson, Philip L. Nelson, Michael Newman, Robert F. Nichols, Jr., DeAnn Novotny, Joseph V. Ochoa, Loyd O’Neal, Rebecca Orf, Roxanne Osborne, Ronald J. Pahl, Cheryl A. Pellegrini, Dale W. Penn, J. Burdette Pratt, Steven Price, William G. Purdy, Keith R. Raines, Richard Rambo, Karsten Rasmussen, Robert Redding, Steven B. Reed, Garry L. Reynolds, Jamese Rhoades, Leslie M. Roberts, Rick W. Roll, Ilisa Rooke-Ley, Don H. Sanders, Mark S. Schiveley, Joan G. Seitz, Robert Selander, Gregory F. Silver, Lane W. Simpson, Berkeley Smith, Bernard L. Smith, William Snouffer, Diana Stuart, Michael C. Sullivan, Patricia A. Sullivan, Ronald D. Thom, Gary S. Thompson, Kirsten E. Thompson, Carroll Tichenor, Stephen Tiktin, Susan M. Tripp, Suzanne Upton, Eric Valentine, Douglas V. Van Dyk, Pierre Van Rysselberghe, Lyle Velure, Kenneth R. Walker, Elizabeth Welch, C. Gregory West, Russell West, Raymond B. White, Gary Williams, Janice R. Wilson, John Wilson, John Wittmayer, Cameron F. Wogan, Merri Souther Wyatt, Jan Wyers, Frank J. Yraguen​

From the District Courts*

Richard J. Courson, Robert L. Gilliland, Charles H. Reeves.​
 
*Effective January 15, 1998, all district courts were abolished and the powers, functions and judges of the district courts were transferred to the circuit courts.