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William Campbell Snouffer

William Campbell Snouffer, American judge. Bar: Oregon 1965. Trustee Metropolitan Public Defender, Portland, 1972—1976; member executive board Oregon chapter American Civil Liberties Union, 1974—1976; chairman Sandy River Gorge committee Nature Conservancy, 1981—1983; Member of American Bar Association, Circuit Judges Association (treasurer 1986-1988), Multnomah County Bar Association, Oregon State Bar, Mazamas (Portland).

Background

  • Snouffer, William Campbell was born on October 14, 1939 in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, United States. Son of William Noel and Florence Corinne (Campbell) Snouffer.

  • Education

    • AB, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1962. Student, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1959—1960. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1965.

    Career

    • Law clerk to justice Oregon Supreme Court, 1965—1966. Deputy district attorney Multnomah County, 1966—1968. Associate Lindsay, Nahstoll, Hart, Duncan, Dafoe & Krause, Portland, 1968—1972.

      Professor law Lewis & Clark Law School, 1972—1976. Judge Multnomah County District Court, 1976—1978, 1980—1984. Judge pro tempore Circuit Court, 1979—1980.

      Judge Circuit Court 4th Judicial District, since 1984. Member Oregon Judicial Conference. Executive secretary Judicial Fitness Commission, 1975—1976.

      Director Oregon Judicial College, 1979.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oregon 1965.

    Membership

    Trustee Metropolitan Public Defender, Portland, 1972—1976. Member executive board Oregon chapter American Civil Liberties Union, 1974—1976. Chairman Sandy River Gorge committee Nature Conservancy, 1981—1983.

    Member of American Bar Association, Circuit Judges Association (treasurer 1986-1988), Multnomah County Bar Association, Oregon State Bar, Mazamas (Portland).

    Connections

    • father: William Noel Snouffer
    • mother: Florence Corinne (Campbell) Snouffer
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