General Election: November 8, 2022


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Joshua Schaer

 

King County District Court

Northeast Electoral District, Position 6

Joshua Schaer

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

Occupation: Assistant Attorney General, Washington Attorney General’s Office; Judge Pro Tem

Statement: Joshua Schaer has the highest rating for King County District Court Judge—“Exceptionally Well Qualified”—from the Loren Miller Bar Association, and “Well Qualified” ratings from Washington Women Lawyers, QLaw, Latino/a Bar Association of Washington, Joint Asian Judicial Evaluation Committee, Cardozo Society, and King County Bar Association.

An Eastside resident since 1988, Schaer possesses over 20 years of professional experience. He is the only candidate with a public defense background, a proven record of helping others during two elected city council terms, and a commitment to excellence respected by colleagues in the Attorney General’s Office. Additionally, he adjudicates cases as a Judge Pro Tem in Eastside courts, is a member of the King County Bar Judiciary and Litigation Committee, and supports local youth programs through Kiwanis membership.

Schaer will reduce backlogged dockets and guide individuals to improve their lives through community-based services while holding repeat offenders accountable. Schaer’s nonpartisan endorsers know his good character, attention to detail, and thoughtful consideration of important issues: Bellevue Councilmember John Stokes; former Redmond Councilmember Holly Plackett; Issaquah Councilmembers Barbara de Michele, Russell Joe, Tola Marts, and Chris Reh.

Vote for Joshua Schaer to bring greater efficiency, dependability, and trustworthy compassion to the District Court.


 
Email: schaerfordistrictcourt@gmail.com  
Web Site: https://www.schaerfordistrictcourt.com/  
Campaign Contributions
 
Opponent: Michael Finkle
 
Candidate ratings:

ORGANIZATION MICHAEL
FINKLE
JOSHUA
SCHAER
Cardozo Society Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Well Qualified
Joint Asian Judicial
Evaluations Committee
Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Well Qualified
King County Bar Association Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Well Qualified
Latina/o Bar Association
of Washington
Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Well Qualified
Loren Miller Bar Association Well Qualified Exceptionally
Well Qualified
QLaw: The GLBT Bar
Association of Washington
Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Well Qualified
Washington Women Lawyers Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Well Qualified

 
 

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