Governor Brown Appoints Andrew Lavin and Melvin Oden-Orr to Multnomah County Circuit Court

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Governor Kate Brown announced on December 27 that she will appoint Andrew Lavin and Melvin Oden-Orr to the Multnomah County Circuit Court.  Mr. Lavin, an appellate attorney at the Oregon Department of Justice, will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Jerome LaBarre, and his appointment is effective immediately. Mr. Oden-Orr, a hearings officer at the City of Portland, will fill a vacancy created by the impending retirement of Judge Edward J. Jones, and his appointment was effective January 1.

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