Thomas A. Balmer
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Thomas A. Balmer

Non-Partisan

Supreme Court Justice

Oregon

Addresses

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Court
2850 Broadway Street Northeast Oregon Supreme Court
Salem, OR. 97303
Court
1163 State Street Oregon Supreme Court
Salem, OR. 97301
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Thomas A. Balmer

Supreme Court Justice
Summary
Experience

Experience

Education

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University of Chicago
JD Law School
1977
Oberlin College
BA
1974

Past Positions

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Chief Justice
Oregon State Supreme Court
2012 - 2018
Managing Partner
Ater Wynne Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
1998 - 2001
Deputy Attorney General
State of Oregon
1993 - 1997
Associate
Ater Wynne Limited Liability Partnership
1982 - 1985
Associate
Wald, Harkrader and Ross
1980 - 1982
Trial Attorney
Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, United States
1979 - 1980
Associate
Choate Hall and Stewart
1977 - 1979
Adjunct Professor
Law, Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College
Adjunct Professor
Political Science, Lewis and Clark College

Other Experience

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Member
Public Interest Advisory Committee. University of Chicago Law School
Current
Board Member
Oregon Law Institute
2004 - 2011
Chair
Classroom Law Project
2007 - 2009
Member
Chamber Music Northwest
1997 - 2003
Board Member
Portland Parks Foundation
2000 - 2001
Board Member
Classroom Law Project
2000 - Current
Volunteer
Goose Hollow Family Shelter
1994 - Current
Board Member
Legal Aid Service Incorporated, Multnomah County
1989 - 1993
Chair
Legal Aid Service Incorporated, Multnomah County
1992 - 1993
Member
Advisory Committee, Campaign for Equal Justice
1992 - Current
Chair
Civil Justice Improvements Committee, Conference of Chief Justices
Member
Board of Directors, Conference of Chief Justices
Member
Portland City Club
Member
Budget Advisory Committee, City of Portland