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Occupation: King County prosecutor and pro tem municipal judge.
Education: Willamette University, Juris Doctorate and
Certificate of Dispute Resolution.
“Every day in this court you impact lives.”
-- Matthew York
As a King County prosecutor and pro tem municipal court judge,
Matthew has earned the respect of defense attorneys, prosecutors, judges
and victims’ advocates alike. He has partnered with the DEA and local
agencies as both an advisor and educator in current law and practices.
Matthew brings integrity, a balanced perspective and excellence to
the position. He will shape a troubled court into one of Washington’s
best by committing to the highest levels of ethical conduct and
adherence to the rule of law.
Matthew’s many years of experience in criminal law make him the most
qualified candidate to serve Federal Way as municipal judge. He will
build on his successes in safeguarding your rights while giving the
police the resources they need to protect you.
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