Spencer Gwartney

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  • Title: Pro Tem Instructor, Criminal Prosecution Clinic
  • Phone: 541-682-4261
  • Office: Knight Law School
  • Departments: Law, Law-JD


Prosecution Clinic


Spencer Gwartney is an Assistant District Attorney for Lane County.  He is a felony prosecutor and was formerly the misdemeanor team leader.  He has served as a special prosecutor in Marion and Douglas Counties and as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California.  Spencer served in the U.S. Marine Corps on active duty and in the reserves, finishing as a captain and team leader with 6th ANGLICO.  He completed a combat deployment to Iraq in 2017 as a joint terminal attack controller with Task Force Lion in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.  Spencer received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Oregon.