General Election: November 6, 2018

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John Black


Clallam County District Court

District Two

John BlackLegal/Judicial Experience: Criminal Defense Attorney 17 years, Judge Pro-Tem District Court I, Judge Rick Porter, Judge Pro-Tem District II, Judge John Doherty, Practice in Federal Court, Lower Elwha Tribal Court, Quileute Tribal Court, Makah Tribal Court.

Other Professional Experience: Businessman and Pilot in Alaska for 10 years, Outpost (import/export), Hamilton mining placer gold bush pilot.

Education: Peninsula College AA degree-1994, University of Washington-Tacoma BA-1996, Seattle University School of Law 2000 and The National Judicial College 2018.

Community Service: Sponsor and advocate for individuals seeking a clean and sober life style, keynote speaker on recovery from addictions at several state prisons.

Statement: District Courts are rehabilitative courts, attorney John Black has always given top priority to advocating for recovery from alcohol, substance abuse and addition.

Attorney Black advocated to modernizing the Court by incorporating the 24/7 program and a DUI Court. Black also advocates for opioid treatment and recovery houses for addicts to sustain a safe and healthy community. Also advocate a mental health court in District Court.

Attorney Black advocates for work sharing and cooperation between District Court I and District Court II. Also exploring ideas of the return of Truancy court as well as residents living in Forks but in Jefferson County.

I approve of rehabilitative justice in District Court for those that need it. Accountability to those that violate the law and refuse to change. Give back to the community by making community service an option at sentencing.

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Opponent: Erik Rohrer  
 , Bremerton, WA
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