General Election: November 8, 2022

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Jenny Zappone


Spokane County District Court

Position 3

Jenny Zappone

Legal/Judicial Experience: Senior deputy prosecuting attorney for Spokane County; Supervisor of General Felony Unit, 2020-present; Supervisor of Victim Advocate Unit, 2021-present; Supervisor of Involuntary Treatment Act (Behavioral Health) Unit, 2019-2020; extensive criminal trial experience, to include trials in District, Juvenile, and Superior Court; experience in therapeutic courts, such as Veteran’s court; associate attorney at a small plaintiff-based civil firm, 2009-2011; law clerk for United States Attorney’s Office, 2007-2009.

Other Professional Experience: See Above.

Education: Juris Doctorate, Gonzaga University School of Law, Cum Laude; Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, Bachelor of Arts in History.

Community Service Oral: Advocacy Judge, Gonzaga University School of Law; Kiwanis Member.

Statement: I was born and raised in Spokane. My husband and I are proud to raise our three children here. These deep roots energize my ongoing commitment to public service. I started my career in private practice and have served this community as a prosecutor for over a decade. I have litigated all levels of criminal offenses, including the most violent crimes our community faces. I have also worked with those suffering from behavioral and substance abuse disorders and charted pathways to success. I will bring my broad experience, integrity, and courage to the bench. I thank you for your vote.

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Opponent: Eric Dooyema
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