Judge Sabitt has been licensed to practice law in Oregon since 1989. Following a year as a public defender, he had been in private practice, and his practice included representing clients in both criminal and civil cases.
In his civil practice he defended commercial clients, and represented Plaintiffs in consumer and personal injury cases.
In his criminal practice he worked on a contract for the State of Oregon defending Capital cases for approximately 20 years and served as a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the United States District Court for the State of Oregon for approximately 25 years.
Judge Sabitt is licensed to practice in all Oregon Courts, state and federal, and is licensed in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States.