january 2018 bar bulletin
From the Presiding Judge by Judge Laura Inveen
Scheduling and handling your hearings and trials will be smoother and more efficient if you and your staff have a good understanding of the roles of the bailiffs and the best way to work with them. Recently, I asked the bailiffs what they would like you and your staff to know. Their concerns were remarkably similar.
Understand the Role of the Court Staff
Each King County Superior Court judge appoints a bailiff, who is the sole staff member over whom the judge has direct supervision. This is different from the courtroom clerk, who is an...