A Washington County criminal defense lawyer announced his plans this week to run for distr...

Washington County criminal defense lawyer to run for district attorney – OregonLive

A Washington County criminal defense lawyer announced his plans this week to run for district attorney.Brian Decker, 39, worked for the Metro Public Defender’s Washington County office for four years and stepped down last Friday to run for the $268,726-a-year post now held by Kevin Barton. The election is in May.In 2018, Barton handily defeated Max Wall in a contest that broke campaign finance records for a DA race in Oregon. Wall, like Decker, campaigned on a platform that stressed treatment and other alternatives to prison.Decker came to Oregon in 2016 from Arizona, where he worked as an assistant U.S. …

 

Read the full article here


-- END RSP MOD -->