Primary Election: August 7, 2018

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Marcus Naylor


King County District Court

Northeast Division, Position One

Cecily Hzelrigg-Hernandez

Education: JD, Seattle University Law School, BA, Trinity Lutheran College

Supervising Attorney King County DPD, Judge Pro Tem, District Court

Marcus Naylor received the highest judicial rating, “Exceptionally Well Qualified” from Latino/a Bar, LGBT QLaw, and Joint Asian Bar Associations of Washington. Marcus is widely endorsed by King County Democratic Party, King County Labor Council, Seattle Marshal’s Guild and over 30 judges from King County, Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu, Appeals Judge Michael Spearman, 50+ lawyers, Clerks, and Bailiffs.
Judges must possess mastery of the law and the courage to make difficult decisions. Marcus brings 26 years of unmatched criminal and civil experience as attorney and part-time judge and he has earned a reputation for being fair, impartial, compassionate, and tough when needed. “Marcus Naylor will be an excellent judge because of his experience, intelligence and commitment to equal justice” - Theresa Doyle, King County Superior Court Judge.

Marcus was born in South Korea, lived in an orphanage until nine, then was adopted by loving American parents who were educators. With their support, Marcus became public defender attorney and has faithfully served the public by ensuring access to justice for everyone.

Our courts must be accessible to citizens and provide opportunities to be heard. Marcus wants to champion those rights. Marcus will treat everyone with dignity, patience and respect.

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Opponents:  Joshua Schaer, Mychal Schwartz
, Bremerton, WA
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