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February 15, 1990 | JERRY HICKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Harmon G. Scoville, presiding justice of the 4th District Court of Appeal's Santa Ana division, surprised his colleagues and staff by announcing his retirement Wednesday to accept a job as special master of a major and controversial trust in Marin County. Scoville, 67, urged Gov. George Deukmejian in a retirement letter to appoint his successor as soon as possible because of the appellate court's heavy workload.
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February 15, 1990 | JERRY HICKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Harmon G. Scoville, presiding justice of the 4th District Court of Appeal's Santa Ana division, surprised his colleagues and staff by announcing his retirement Wednesday to accept a job as special master of a major and controversial trust in Marin County. Scoville, 67, urged Gov. George Deukmejian in a retirement letter to appoint his successor as soon as possible because of the appellate court's heavy workload.
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May 12, 1998 | JOHN CANALIS and JOHN POPE and LISA ADDISON
The Orange County Bar Assn. has presented former county prosecutor Ronald Butler with the Harmon G. Scoville Award for his legal accomplishments. Butler has been an Orange County lawyer for 30 years and served as public defender for 16. Members of the association give the award annually to honor a member of the legal community who exemplifies the highest standards of the profession and has contributed significantly to the Bar Assn.
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September 4, 1986 | John Spano \f7
Superior Court Judge Harmon G. Scoville on Wednesday ordered four claims deleted from candidate statements filed by two prosecutors running for the same judgeship. Scoville ruled that statements by both Paul S. Robbins and James M. Brooks violated state law that prohibits judicial candidates from attacking competitors in statements printed and circulated by election officials.
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July 31, 1989
Members of a county steering committee have announced formation of the Orange County Community Foundation, a fund-raising arm to help strengthen the county's "strong cultural and political identity," said Judy Swayne, project coordinator. Contributions will help build a permanent community fund that will be given as grants to charitable community projects, Swayne said.
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February 15, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Presiding Justice Harmon G. Scoville of the Santa Ana division of the state's 4th District Court of Appeal announced his retirement to accept the job of special master of the Buck Trust in Marin County. Scoville, 67, was appointed to the special master position by former Santa Clara County Judge Homer B. Thompson, who was placed in charge of the trust by the California Supreme Court more than a year ago.
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April 17, 1986
A citizen's request to see the telephone logs of two Santa Ana city officials was delayed Wednesday when a Superior Court judge disqualified himself from the case. Superior Court Judge Tully H. Seymour said he could not consider the request because he had been under contract to Santa Ana as a legal adviser to the city's Uniform Code Appeals Board before being appointed to the bench. "I did have a working relationship with the city, I was being paid by them, and I knew (Deputy City Atty.
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October 14, 1986
A judge lifted a freeze on the eviction of about 150 people in 27 Santa Ana homes Monday, clearing the way for ground breaking of an apartment development. Orange County Superior Court Judge Harmon G. Scoville found that Santa Ana officials did nothing wrong in approving the new construction and that Classic Redevelopment Corp. was within its rights to evict tenants. Classic plans to tear down 43 single-family homes and build 270 two-story apartments along West 5th Street.
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June 13, 1987
Harmon G. Scoville was unanimously reelected presiding judge of the Orange County Superior Court, officials said. Scoville, the court's senior judge, was named to the California Judicial Council this year by Malcolm M. Lucas, chief justice of the state Supreme Court. Appointed by then-Gov. Ronald Reagan in 1969, Scoville has served in most court calendar assignments and supervised probate and law and motion departments during his tenure.
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January 6, 1988
Three Superior Court judges were nominated Tuesday to replace Judge James K. Turner as the trial judge in the Randy Steven Kraft serial murder case. Turner had to step down as the Kraft judge last month because of emergency heart surgery. Presiding Judge Harmon G. Scoville--who nominated judges Jean H. Rheinheimer, C. Robert Jameson and Donald A. McCartin--said he will make his own decision on which judge to select if prosecutors and Kraft attorneys do not agree by 5 p.m. Friday.
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