Primary Election: August 7, 2018

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Eric Valley


Mason County District Court

Eric Valley

Legal/Judicial Experience: Honors graduate, Tulane Law School; member, Tulane Law Review; Associate, Proskauer Rose, NYC; Associate, Burlingham, Underwood & Lord, NYC; Associate, Law Office of Peter Nichols, Seattle; Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Mason County; Law Offices of Eric Valley, Shelton

Other Professional Experience: Eric has practiced law exclusively since graduating law school in 1987.

Education: Graduate, with high honors, Shelton High School, Shelton Washington; A.B., Philosophy, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; J.D., with honors, Tulane University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana

Community Service: Boy's State Governor; Assistant Shelton High School Swim Coach; MCRA t-ball coach; first trombone, Swing Fever volunteer community dance band

Statement: From Kamilche and Matlock to Allyn and Belfair, the Skokomish to the Hamma Hamma, and Hoodsport and Union to Toonerville and Tahuya, Mason County respects hard work and personal accountability. 4th-generation Mason County resident Eric Valley will instill those values as our next Mason County District Court Judge.

Eric graduated from Shelton High School and Dartmouth College, was on the Law Review at Tulane Law School and practiced corporate and maritime finance law. He was a Deputy Mason County Prosecutor, and has had law offices on Railroad Avenue in Shelton since 1998. In 2015 he appealed the unlawful closing of the Shelton High School pool, which remains open. He played trombone in local dance band Swing Fever and is active in United States Masters Swimming.

Courts are neutral and should apply the law efficiently, with attention to detail and respect for the rights of individuals and the rule of law. Eric has 30 years’ experience in state and federal courts. He knows how to run a court.

Change is coming. Eric Valley knows Mason County, and he knows the job. Eric Valley is the right choice for our next Mason County District Court Judge.

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Opponents: Eugene Austin, John Bonin, Stephen Greer, George Steele
, Bremerton, WA
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