Courts and Judicial Officers Generally

ORS 1.655
Extension and termination of appointment under ORS 1.635

  • eligibility to appear as attorney


(1)

It is the duty of a judge pro tempore appointed as provided in ORS 1.635 (Appointment pro tempore of eligible person to tax court or circuit court) to hear, decide and dispose of all cases and matters submitted to the judge pro tempore as promptly as the nature of the questions involved will permit. The powers, jurisdiction and judicial authority of the judge pro tempore in respect to any case or matter tried or heard by the judge pro tempore while serving under the appointment shall continue beyond the expiration of the appointment so far as may be necessary to:

(a)

Decide and dispose of any case or matter on trial or held under advisement.

(b)

Hear and decide any motion for a new trial or for a judgment notwithstanding a verdict, or objections to any cost bill, that may be filed in the case.

(c)

Settle a transcript for appeal and grant extensions of time therefor.

(2)

The Supreme Court at any time by order may:

(a)

Extend the term of appointment of a judge pro tempore appointed as provided in ORS 1.635 (Appointment pro tempore of eligible person to tax court or circuit court).

(b)

Terminate the term of appointment of a judge pro tempore appointed as provided in ORS 1.635 (Appointment pro tempore of eligible person to tax court or circuit court) as of a date specified in the order; but termination does not affect the validity of any judgment, order or other action of the judge pro tempore prior to the effective date of the termination.

(3)

A judge pro tempore of a circuit court appointed as provided in ORS 1.635 (Appointment pro tempore of eligible person to tax court or circuit court) is not eligible to appear as attorney in that court in any case tried by a jury during the time the judge pro tempore served as judge pro tempore. [1975 c.706 §7; 2003 c.576 §268; 2015 c.212 §11]
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Law Review Citations

53 OLR 436 (1974)


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