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Rick Haselton

Rick T. Haselton
Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals
Assumed office
Preceded by Robert D. Durham
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Born 1953

Rick T. Haselton (born 1953) is a Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals, having been appointed to the post in 1994.[1] Since 2012, he has served as Chief Judge of the Court.

Born in Oregon, Haselton received a high school diploma from West Albany High School in 1972 and an A.B. in political science from Stanford University in 1976. While at West Albany and Stanford, he worked as a farmworker, carpenter's helper, and teaching assistant. He received a J.D. in 1979 from Yale Law School, where he was a classmate and friend of future U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.[1][2]

During law school, Haselton clerked for the U.S. Attorney for Oregon Sidney I. Lezak. After leaving law school, he clerked for U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Alfred Goodwin from 1979 to 1980. In 1980, he became an attorney in private practice with the law firm of Lindsay, Hart, Neil & Weigler. He went on to join Haglund & Kirtley, where he worked until being appointed to the Oregon Court of Appeals in 1994.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c "The Honorable Rick T. Haselton". Court of Appeals –  
  2. ^ Kimberly A.C. Wilson (May 28, 2009). "Classmates remember Sotomayor".  
  3. ^ "Honorable Rick T. Haselton, Oregon Court of Appeals, Salem". Legal Span. Retrieved April 9, 2011. 
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Preceded by
Robert D. Durham
Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals
March 1994–present
Preceded by
David V. Brewer
Chief Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals
January 2013–present
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