Joshua K Marquis

Joshua K Marquis

Joshua K Marquis
Retired District Attorney, Astoria (1994-2018)
Experience: 42 years
Oregon, 9th Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
President's Award, William J. Schaefer Award and Jolene Malone Aggressiove Enforcement Award
Awards 3
Experience 42y
Videos 4
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Joshua Marquis is the Director of Legal Affairs and co-chair of the National Law Enforcement Council for Animal Wellness Action, a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to animals by promoting, enacting, and enforcing good public policies.

He was District Attorney of Clatsop County from March 1994 until December 2018, being re-elected 6 times.

He was appointed a Circuit Judge Pro Tem by the Oregon Supreme Court for a term from October 2019 through September 2022.

A graduate of the University of Oregon Honors School and UofO School of Law, Marquis spent 12 years as a Deputy DA and Chief Deputy DA in Eugene, Newport, and Bend before being appointed DA in Clatsop County, where he was active in both the National and the Oregon District Attorney's Association, as well as the International Association of Prosecutors, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and the National Law Enforcement Council of the Humane Society of the United States.

After graduating from law school Marquis was a reporter and columnist for America's largest legal daily newspaper, the LOS ANGELES DAILY JOURNAL and thereafter served as speechwriter and Special Asst. to California Attorney General John Van de Kamp.

He writes and speaks frequently on matters of criminal justice and the nature of the relationship between popular culture and the law.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Oregon

Oregon State Bar
ID Number: 810189

9th Circuit

Since 1981

U.S. Supreme Court

Since 2005

Professional Experience

2019 - Current

Animal Wellness Action

Director of Legal Affairs and Law Enforcement

1994 - 2018

Clatsop County DA's Office

District Attorney

Appointed once, elected 7 times

1990 - 1994

Deschutes County District Attorney

Chief Deputy District Attorney

1985 - 1989

Lincoln County District Attorneys Office

Deputy DA, Chief Deputy DA

1983 - 1985

California Department of Justice

Special Assistant to the Attorney General

Education

1977 - 1980

University of Oregon School of Law

J.D. (1980) | Law

1970 - 1977

University of Oregon

B.A. (1977) | Political Science

Honors: Honors College

Awards

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President's Award

National District Attorneys Association

year - Joshua K Marquis
William J. Schaefer Award

Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation (AGACL)

year - Joshua K Marquis
Jolene Malone Aggressiove Enforcement Award

Animal Legal Defense Fund

Contacts

PO Box 477 Astoria OR 97103 Telephone: (503) 325-1709

Videos

Josh Marquis speaks after sentencing
Clatsop County District Attorney Josh Marquis spoke with the media after the sentencing of Jessica Smith Thursday in Astoria. Smith will remain in prison until she is at least 82 years old, which, Marquis said, " ... as far as I'm concerned is not...
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DA Josh Marquis on shooting of Seaside Officer Jason Goodding
A very small portion of DA Josh Marquis' comments made on Feb. 16, 2016
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Capital punishment - The New Yorker Festival - The New Yorker
From the 2011 New Yorker Festival: Jeffrey Toobin moderates a discussion panel on capital punishment with Marc Klaas, Joshua Marquis, Danalynn Recer, and Barry Scheck.

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Capital punishment - The New Yorker Festival - The New Yorker
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Vanderbilt Law School Death Penalty Debate
Dr. Ken Haas of the University of Delaware and Joshua Marquis, District Attorney of Clatsop County, Oregon, debate the topic of capital punishment. Dr. Ken Haas of the University of Delaware advocates a view that the death penalty should be abolished in the United States. Joshua Marquis, who has served as District Attorney of Clatsop County (Astoria), Oregon argues for the death penalty.
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Joshua K Marquis
Joshua K Marquis Retired District Attorney, Astoria (1994-2018)

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