Amanda Marshall (University of Oregon, Willamette University College of Law) is nominated to be the Oregon U.S. Attorney. She would replace Karin Immergut, who served as the district’s U.S. Attorney from October 2003 to July 2009, when she was appointed to be a a circuit court judge for Multnomah County, Ore. Dwight C. Holton currently heads the district.
- Born in Washington, D.C., in 1969.
- Earned a certificate in alternative dispute resolution from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Ore., in May 1995.
- Attended East China University of Politics and Law in Shanghai for a month-long summer program in July 2003.
- Spent the spring of 1989 at Le Petite Adret University in Villard De Lans, France.
- Attended Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. during the 1988-1989 school year.
- Attended the College of Marin in Kentfield, Calif.,during the 1987-1988 school year.
- Has worked for the Oregon Department of Justice since 2001. Has been the attorney in charge of the child advocacy section since June 2010. Was the assistant attorney in charge of the child advocacy section from July 2008-June 2010. Was the assistant attorney general of the family law section from October 2001-July 2008.
- Worked as an assistant instructor at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, Ore., from 1998-1999.
- Was the Coos County deputy district attorney from 1996-2001.
- Worked for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde from 1994-1996 as a tribal court clerk from 1994-1995 and assisting the gaming commission in 1996.
- Has tried more than 100 cases to a jury verdict as sole counsel, another 20 to the court and served as co-counsel in at least five jury trials that went to verdict.
Click here for her full Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire.
UPDATE: On her Senate Judiciary financial disclosure Marshall reported $860,000 in assets, mostly from real estate, and liabilities of $358,000, for a net worth of $502,000. Her real estate holdings include a personal residence, vacation home and trailer house. On her Office of Government Ethics disclosure Marshall reported her income from her Oregon Justice Department job for 2009 and half of 2010 as $165,300.