October 30, 1996 in Nation/World

Robert Burton

 

Resume: Kootenai County magistrate for five years, 46, married … seven years as a government and history teacher … graduated from University of Idaho law school in 1982 … six years as a Kootenai County deputy prosecutor … private attorney specializing in civil litigation … high school football referee.

Qualifications: Started the Youth Court Program where students stand in as jurors and attorneys for other youths accused of minor crimes … member of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Team appointed by the Idaho Supreme Court … “When I was first in private practice it was a goal of mine to be a judge because I thought I could do the most for the people. My motto has always been to be firm but fair.” , DataTimes


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