San Juan County Superior Court
Experience: Appointed Superior Court Judge by Governor Inslee;
previously pro tem Superior Court Commissioner. Practiced in small law
firms serving San Juan and Island counties since 2008; previously
associate at Perkins Coie in Seattle. Law clerk to now Chief Justice
Mary Fairhurst of the Washington Supreme Court.
Other Professional Experience: Serves on three statewide judicial
committees. Past President, SJC Bar Association.
Education: Boston College Law School, JD magna cum laude;
University of Rochester, BS magna cum laude.
Community Service: Student mentor, and has served on local boards
including the SJI Library District, the SJI Agricultural Guild, and
Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor.
Statement: Judge Loring is committed to access to justice for all
members of our community and to a court environment where the
participants understand the legal process.
Every case is important. Everyone who comes to court deserves a
thoughtful and conscientious judge who will diligently analyze the law,
and who will treat him or her fairly, with respect and compassion. Judge
Loring demonstrates these principles daily.
Judge Loring appreciates the opportunity to serve the San Juan County
community. She will continue to carefully tackle the often complicated
and emotionally-charged issues that come before the Superior Court.
Her endorsements include: Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary E.
Fairhurst; Judge Donald Eaton (Retired); Judge Alan Hancock; Judge
Stewart Andrew; former SJC County Commissioner Rhea Miller; former SJC
Sheriff Bill Cumming; Janet Brownell, Orcas Island; and Pat and Bob
Nieman, San Juan Island.
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