General Election: November 6, 2018

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Lizanne Padula


Pierce County District Court

Position Three

Legal/Judicial Experience: Attorney with a total of 24 years of experience working as a Pro-Tem Judge, Former Deputy Prosecutor, and Attorney in private practice.

Other Professional Experience: Domestic Violence Prosecutor; Continuing Legal Education Instructor; former Reserve Police Officer; Earned a “superb” rating from the AVVO Legal Resource Organization; Small Business Owner.

Education: University of Cincinnati College of Law, Juris Doctorate; University of Denver, Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

Community Service: Extensive Pro-Bono legal work for unrepresented minorities; Habitat for Humanity; Threads of Change Nonprofit Organization serving underprivileged youth; former Youth Soccer Coach; Mary Meyer Life Fitness Triathlon Volunteer; Washington Coast Cleanup Volunteer.

Statement: Lizanne Padula is the clear choice for District Court Judge because of her extensive and diverse legal experience and commitment to fairness and justice. Lizanne is endorsed in this election by Judges at every level from Municipal Courts to our Washington State Supreme Court.

Over the past 24 years, as a Pro-Tem Judge, prosecutor, and private attorney, Lizanne Padula has garnered extensive experience in virtually every area of law practiced in the District Court. As an elected Judge for our “People’s Court”, Lizanne will bring a fresh perspective to the Bench. We can count on her to work diligently to help build on the strong, well-deserved reputation of our District Court.

Lizanne Padula has earned an excellent reputation for her integrity, fairness and effectiveness. She is prepared to use these skills to serve as a District Court Judge. On the Bench, Lizanne will ensure that the Courts work closely with law enforcement to make public safety a top priority in every corner of Pierce County.

Please cast your vote for Lizanne Padula – the clear choice, the best choice for Pierce County District Court Judge #3. Thank you for your time and interest in this important race.


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Opponent: Tim Lewis
Candidate ratings:

Pierce County
Minority Bar Association
Well Qualified
Tacoma Pierce County
Bar Association
Well Qualified

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