Hon. Juliet Britton, Presiding Judge Beaverton Municipal Court: Judge Britton was born and raised in Hawaii and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and later received her law degree from the University of Hawaii. She began her career working as a staff attorney for the State of Hawaii Senate Majority Office and practiced administrative, civil and criminal law as an active-duty judge advocate in the United States Army for six years. Prior to her judicial appointment, she served as the Executive Director of the Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board. In her 24 years of legal practice, she has exclusively worked in the public sector, serving the most vulnerable and at-risk individuals in the community. She has presented nationally and published several journal articles related to defendants with mental illness and recidivism. Judge Britton sits on the Board of Directors for Guardian Partners, a not for profit that conducts guardian education and court monitoring of protected persons under Guardianship. She is also the President of the Oregon Municipal Judges Association. Currently, Judge Britton presides over two specialty courts including Behavioral Health Court and the B-SOBR DUII Court.