Primary Election: August 7, 2018

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Patrick Johnson


Spokane County District Court

Position One

Patrick Johnson

Legal/Judicial Experience: Senior Deputy Prosecutor, Spokane County Prosecutor's Office; Senior Defense Counsel, Major, US Army Reserves, Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG)

Other Professional Experience: Vice-President, 1553PA (Union); former Adjunct Professor, Park University, former Intern City of Spokane Public Defender’s Office

Education: Law Degree (with honors) Gonzaga University School of Law 1998, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with Specialization in Finance, Central Washington University 1994; Associates of Arts and Science, Everett Community College 1993, High School Graduate, Phoenix High School, Phoenix Oregon 1987

Community Service: Former Board Member SCOPE (Sheriff’s Community Oriented Policing Effort), VALU (Vulnerable Adults Links United) 2005-2010, Block Watch Captain 2006-2008

Statement: The job of Judge is to do justice in each case, and to fairly apply the law. Patrick Johnson brings 20 years of experience as a prosecutor and more than 17 years of Army JAG experience defending the legal rights of our soldiers. This background provides Patrick with the unique skills to understand the challenges of Veterans’ Court. He has a passion for elder issues, and to balancing competing interests in all District Court matters. He has an amazing wife and three great kids. Patrick is committed to Justice, Professionalism, Ethics and Courtesy in and out of the courtroom.

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Opponents:  Randy Brant, Lynden Smithson
, Bremerton, WA
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