Wednesday, January 17, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced the appointment of Trevor Pemberton to fill the Office 13 district judge vacancy in Oklahoma County. He is replacing former District Judge Roger Stuart who retired in August.
Pemberton’s appointment is effective immediately. A formal swearing-in ceremony will be scheduled later.
Pemberton, of Oklahoma City, has served as an Oklahoma County special judge since May. He spent the previous nine years in private practice trying domestic and civil cases as well as arguing a wide range of issues, both locally and nationally.
“Trevor Pemberton has exhibited the highest standards of professionalism, preparedness and respect for the legal profession,” said Fallin. “As a judge, he has worked tirelessly for the citizens of Oklahoma County, and before that for his clients. His personality and temperament serve him well when working with litigants, attorneys and other judges.”
Pemberton earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and a juris doctorate from the Oklahoma City University School of Law.
“I appreciate Governor Fallin’s confidence in me to serve as an Oklahoma County district court judge,” Pemberton said. “I take very seriously my role in the judicial system. On and off the bench, I strive toward humility and impartiality. I am committed to serve well the citizens of Oklahoma County, and will be an even-handed, leveled-headed and hard-working district judge.”
Pemberton volunteers his time as a mentor to high school students. He is a board member of Salt and Light Leadership Training and is a member of the Downtown Exchange Club of Oklahoma City and the Robert J. Turner Inn of Court. Pemberton also serves on the professionalism committee of the Oklahoma Bar Association.