October 30, 1996 in Nation/World

Patrick R. Mcfadden


Resume: Benewah County magistrate judge for a year and a half, 40, married, step-daughter … born and raised in St. Maries … graduated from the University of Idaho law school in 1984 … opened a private law practice with his father and later his wife in St. Maries … served part time as the county’s public defender … occasionally served as a special prosecutor … officer in the St. Joe Valley Archery Club.

Qualifications: Has lightened the trial load by helping implement pretrial conferences where both sides can try to work out decisions without lengthy trials … “I like being the person to decide the cases and make decisions rather than advocate for one side or the other.” , DataTimes

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