Primary Election: August 7, 2018

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Joshua Schaer


King County District Court

Northeast Division, Position One

Education: JD, University of Washington School of Law; BA with Honors, University of Washington

Occupation: Attorney, Perkins Coie; Judge Pro Tem, King County District Court

Joshua Schaer’s experience is unmatched, making him the best choice for District Court. Joshua is the only candidate who served in all these roles: elected official, Judge Pro Tem, public defender and civil attorney. A 30-year Eastside resident, Joshua is committed to our community. He was twice-elected to the Issaquah City Council, taught Sunday School for a decade, and volunteered with his children’s sports, Skyline HS Mock Trial, and Bellevue College Foundation.

In his 17-year career, Joshua achieved success in complex trials and appeals. Joshua’s legal knowledge, broad perspective, and 11 years’ Judge Pro Tem experience will enhance our judiciary. With his reputation for integrity and fairness, he’s rated “well qualified” by multiple Bar Associations.

Broadly Supported: Lt. Governor Habib, former Attorney General McKenna, Sen. Wellman, Rep. Clibborn, Supreme Court Justice Bridge (ret.), King County: Superior Court Judge Rietschel, District Court Judge Nault, Snohomish County: District Court Judge Olbrechts, Bellevue: former Mayor Degginger, Deputy Mayor Robinson, Councilmember Stokes, Kirkland: Mayor Walen, Councilmember Asher, Woodinville: Mayor Talmas, Councilmember Boundy-Sanders, Issaquah: former Mayor Butler, Councilmembers Marts, Ramos, and Reh, King County Young Democrats, 48th District Democrats, and many nonpartisan leaders.

Please join your neighbors in electing Joshua Schaer to the District Court.

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Opponents:  Marcus Naylor, Mychal Schwartz
, Bremerton, WA
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