Video Review of the
2010 Judicial Candidate Forums
Skip Navigation Links
CLE / Education
For Lawyers
Legal Help
Special Programs
MyKCBA Login

Washington State Supreme Court
September 27, 2010, 12:00-1:30pm

As the highest level of court in Washington, the mission of the Washington Supreme Court is to protect the liberties guaranteed by the constitution and laws of the state of Washington and the United States; impartially uphold and interpret the law; and provide open, just, and timely resolution of all matters. The nine justices are elected statewide to six year terms. Three of the justices are standing for reelection in November, but only one seat is contested. Join us and meet the two candidates for Position 6, Richard Sanders and Charlie Wiggins.

Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, Wright & Ketchum Room, Level 4, Room 2

King County District Court
September 28, 2010, 12:00-1:30pm

The King County District Court is the largest county court of limited jurisdiction in the state of Washington and is currently responsible for processing approximately a quarter of a million matters per year. Among the types of cases heard are civil litigation matters up to $75,000, small claims matters up to $5,000, anti-harassment orders, domestic violence protection orders, and misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor criminal cases. Twenty-five judges are elected from one of five county geographical districts, all standing for election every four years. Six positions are contested on the November ballot, and all twelve candidates will appear at this event.

Rainier Tower, 1301 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Conference Center, Level 3

Seattle Municipal Court
October 5, 2010, 12:00-1:30pm

The Municipal Court of Seattle is the largest municipal level limited jurisdiction court in Washington with eight elected Judges and five appointed Magistrates. The Court adjudicates all misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor crimes, infractions, and civil violations authorized under the Seattle Municipal Code and other Washington Statutes. Civil offenses are heard by the Court when the City of Seattle seeks enforcement of its fire code, housing, and city ordinance violations. Seven municipal judge positions have been approved for the next term. Two of those positions are contested on the ballot and the four candidates will participate in this event.

Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, Washington Mutual Foundation Room, Level 4, Room 1

KCBA Twitter Logo KCBA Facebook Logo KCBA LinkedIn Logo KCBA Email Logo

King County Bar Association
1200 5th Ave, Suite 700
Seattle, WA 98101
Main (206) 267-7100
Fax (206) 267-7099

King County Bar Foundation Home Page

Charitable Arm of the Bar

Jewels Page

Pillars of the Bar Page

All rights reserved. All the content of this web site is copyrighted and may be reproduced in any form including digital and print
for any non-commercial purpose so long as this notice remains visible and attached hereto. View full Disclaimer.