Snohomish County District Court
Cascade Division, Position One
Experience: Judge Pro-Tem, Marysville and Everett, 2009-present;
Attorney, Admitted to the Washington State Bar Association 2000,
Admitted to the Tulalip Tribal Bar 2016
Other Professional Experience: Washington State Clemency and
Pardons Board, 2011-present (Chair 2012-present); Auditor of Defense
Services, Mt. Vernon and Burlington 2017-present
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Western Washington
University, 1997; Juris Doctorate, with honors, University of
Community Service: Member of the Board of Directors of Boys &
Girls Clubs of Snohomish County, Associate Board of Camp Fire of
Snohomish County, Everett Rotary, Stanwood Elementary Parent Teacher
Statement: My reputation for being professional, hardworking,
firm and fair has earned me widespread support from our community.
In a recent Snohomish County Bar Association poll, an overwhelming 87%
of local lawyers and judges surveyed ranked me as their top choice for
this position. I am the only candidate endorsed by the vast majority of
our county’s Superior, Municipal, and District Court judges.
As a long-time Snohomish County resident, and a wife and mother raising
two young children, I care deeply about the health and safety of our
community. With 17+ years of experience as a trial attorney, I have a
strong understanding of the law and courtroom procedure. In my various
roles as a neutral decision maker, I consistently ask difficult
questions and do not hesitate to make the tough calls, while ensuring
everyone is heard and treated with respect. As your judge, I will never
forget that I work for you.
Endorsements: Sheriff Trenary, County Executive Somers, County
Councilmembers Wright, Low, Ryan, and Sullivan, Marysville Police
Officer’s Association, Marysville Firefighters Local 3219, Local 1811-PA
Snohomish County Deputy Prosecutors, Republicans, Democrats, and
community leaders. See www.electrancourt.com for a complete list. Thank
you for your support.