Courts & Judges

  1. State Supreme Court
  2. Court of Appeals
  3. Superior Court
  4. District Court
  5. Municipal Court

State Supreme Court


Physical Address
415 12th Avenue SW
Olympia, WA 98501
360-357-2077


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 40929
Olympia, WA 98504-0929
Website
Email

  • Position 1 - Mary Yu - 2022
  • Position 2 - Susan Owens - 2018
  • Position 3 - Mary E. Fairhurst - 2020
  • Position 4 - Charles W. Johnson - 2020
  • Position 5 - Barbara Madsen - 2022
  • Position 6 - Charles (Charlie) Wiggins - 2022
  • Position 7 - Debra L. Stephens - 2020
  • Position 8 - Steven González - 2018
  • Position 9 - Sheryl Gordon McCloud - 2018

Judicial offices are nonpartisan.  Candidates do not identify a political party preference.

There are 9 justices on the State Supreme Court and Justices serve 6 year terms.


Duties


The Supreme Court is the state’s highest court. It is the final rule-making authority for all of the state’s courts. The Supreme Court also has administrative responsibility for operation of the state court system and has a supervisory role over the State Bar Association including attorney disciplinary matters.

Qualifications


Must be resident electors of the state and admitted to practice law in the courts of record. State Constitution, Article IV, Section 17