Alison M. Emerson (JD '03) Named Deschutes County Circuit Court Judge
Pepperdine Caruso Law alumna Alison Michelle Emerson (JD '03) has been named the newest Deschutes County Circuit judge by Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Emerson's appointment is effective March 1.
Via the State of Oregon Office of the Governor Kate Brown:
Alison M. Emerson, an attorney in private practice, will fill a vacancy in Deschutes County created by the retirement of Judge Stephen P. Forte. Since 2007, Emerson has specialized in domestic relations cases and civil litigation. She was earlier a prosecutor in the Deschutes County District Attorney's Office. She received a law degree from Pepperdine University and a bachelor's degree from Linfield College. Emerson has served as a board member for Friends of the Children – Central Oregon and has volunteered for Northwest Boxer Rescue and Watercup Counseling, which sponsors Miles for Mothers.
The press release may be found here