BEND, OR -- The investiture ceremony for Alycia N. Sykora as Circuit Court Judge for Position 4 is set for 3 p.m. on Friday, November 1st at the Deschutes County Courthouse. Presiding Judge Wells B. Ashby will preside and administer the Oath of Office. The public is welcome to attend. Sykora takes the position previously held by Circuit Court Judge A. Michael Adler who retired. Governor Brown announced Sykora’s appointment to the court in September. She must stand for election in 2020 to seek a full six-year term that would begin in January 2021.