Judge McDermid to retire from Sherman County Justice Court

Posted on April 7, 2022

(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown announced today that she is accepting applications for a judicial vacancy on the Sherman County Justice Court created by the planned retirement of Judge Ron McDermid. The Governor thanked Judge McDermid for his dedicated judicial service, and announced that she will fill the position by appointment. Judge McDermid’s retirement takes effect July 31, 2022.

The Governor’s office will use its standard Circuit Court Interest Form for this Justice Court vacancy. Interested applicants should address their completed application forms to Dustin Buehler, General Counsel, Office of the Governor, and email (no mail or hand delivery) those completed forms to Shevaun Gutridge at shevaun.gutridge@oregon.gov. Forms must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2022.

Governor Kate Brown fills judicial vacancies based on merit. She encourages applications from individuals with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. ORS 51.240 sets forth the qualifications for office. Applicants should review the statute to confirm their eligibility for appointment.

To receive answers to questions about the appointment process, or to request an interest form, contact Shevaun Gutridge at 503-378-6246 or shevaun.gutridge@oregon.gov.

The judicial interest form is also available online.

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