General Election: November 6, 2018

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Dennis Cronin


Spokane County Superior Court

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Dennis CroninLegal/Judicial Experience: Representing people from all walks of life for 33 years; hired in 1987 under the mentorship of Carl Maxey; practicing attorney and mediator with appellate opinions in Eastern District, Ninth Circuit and Washington Courts; Spokane County Superior Court Pro Tem, 2005-2015.

Other Professional Experience: President, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts - Washington; Chair, Spokane Bar Family Law Section; Vice President, Northwest Mediation; Mediator; WSAJ Eagle Member.

Education: J.D., Gonzaga School of Law; B.A., Fairfield University; Holy Cross High School.

Community Service: Former Chair, Spokane City Human Rights Commission; Current Chair, Spokane City Ethics Commission, serving each with bipartisan support.

Statement: As an appellate attorney and Superior Court Pro Tem from 2005 - 2015 presiding over cases presented in Superior Court, Dennis is uniquely qualified to understand how judicial decisions and the court process impact families for life, underscoring the importance of clear judicial decisions and policies consistent within the comprehensive spectrum of Federal and State laws.

For 33 years, Dennis has represented ordinary people in the areas of experience required of a Superior Court Judge, concentrating since 2000 on complex family law including domestic violence, adoptions, criminal, juvenile, tax law, military law and retirement ramifications in divorce.

Judges are your public servants. As a small business owner with proven experience, Dennis is uniquely qualified to improve our court system for families. His work ethic, legal knowledge, independence, impartiality and persevering commitment to justice by ensuring the law is applied fairly to all is recognized by state and local judicial ratings of "Well Qualified" and "Exceptionally Well Qualified" and endorsements across partisan lines by ordinary people and organizations. On behalf of families throughout Spokane County, Dennis is honored to continue working over the coming months to earn your vote this November.

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Opponent: Shelley Szambelan, Bremerton, WA
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