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The Honorable Robert D. Durham

The Honorable Robert D. Durham has been an Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court since 1994. He served on the Oregon Court of Appeals (1991-1994). Before becoming a judge, he practiced law in Eugene and Portland (1974-1991), focusing primarily on labor law, civil rights, and appellate practice in state and federal courts. He was a law clerk at the Oregon Supreme Court (1972-1974). He holds an LL.M. in judicial process from the University of Virginia School of Law (1998); a law degree from the University of Santa Clara School of Law (1972); and a bachelor's degree from Whittier College (1969). He serves on the Council on Court Procedures, and the Criminal Law Committee of the Oregon Judicial Conference. He also has served as President of the Oregon Appellate Judges Association (1996- 1997), on the faculty of the National Judicial College (1992), on the Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure Committee (1994-1998), and as Chair of the Governor's Commission on Administrative Hearings (1989-1990).