Assistant Judge Richard L Fredericks

Educational Background:

  • U.S. Naval Academy - 1978-1980
  • University of California, Berkley, Bachelor of Arts - 1980
  • University of Oregon School of Law, Juris Doctor – 1985

Date Appointed to Bench:

  • 2017 – Appointed Assistant Judge
  • 2020 – Appointed Associate Judge
  • 2023 – Appointed Assistant Judge

Practice History:

Judge Fredericks has practiced law since 1983. He has worked at law offices in Cottage Grove, Oakridge, Springfield, and Eugene. His practice has focused primarily on criminal defense in Municipal, State, and Federal Courts.

Distinctions and honors: 

Judge Fredericks is a member of the Oregon State Bar. He is admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the District of Oregon, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Judge Fredericks has served on the Federal Criminal Justice Act Indigent Defense Panel since 1986.