Family and Juvenile Law Committee

The Family & Juvenile Law Committee is charged with:

  • Review state laws and recommend legislative changes to the Juvenile Code.

  • Monitor and report on proposed changes to the Juvenile Code.

  • In cooperation with the Washington State Bar Association, review and recommend Juvenile Court Rules.

  • Monitor and report on proposed changes to Juvenile Court Rules.

  • Review and recommend legislative changes to the Domestic Relations Code.

  • Monitor and report on proposed changes to the Domestic Relations Code.

  • Monitor and report on proposed changes to the Child Support Schedule.

  • Improve and work toward greater consistency in local rules and procedures, as appropriate.

  • Maintain liaison with the Judicial Education Committee for educational programs as required.

  • Maintain liaison with the Judges’ Benchbook Committee to plan and develop benchbooks, as required.

  • Maintain liaison with the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, and the Sentencing Guidelines Commission.

  • Maintain liaison with DSHS/Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration JRA-and conduct annual site visits to JRA Institutions.

  • Maintain liaison with the Northwest Tribal Court Judges’ Association.

  • Maintain liaison with the Washington State Bar Association/Family Law Section Executive Committee.

  • Maintain liaison with the Washington Association of Juvenile Court Administrators.

  • Maintain liaison with the Court Improvement Grant Steering Committee.

  • Maintain liaison with the Children’s Justice Act Advisory Board.

  • Maintain liaison with the Washington’s Families for Kids Project.

  • Submit written report for the Spring and Fall Conference.

  • Maintain liaison with the Supreme Court Domestic Relations Commission.

Committee Members:

Comm. Craig S. Adams

Judge Michelle Adams

Comm. Matthew Clucas

Comm. Terri S. Farmer

Comm. Patricia Fulton

Comm. Mark L. Gelman

Comm. Susan E. Harness

Judge Janet M. Helson

Judge Diana L. Kiesel

Comm, Nathan Kortokrax

Comm. Jonathon Lack

 

 

Judge Jennifer R. Langbehn

Judge Cindy Larsen

Comm. Robyn A. Lindsay

Judge Kathryn C. Loring

Judge Barbara A. Mack, Ret.

Comm. Brandon Mack

Judge Hillary Madsen

Comm. Barbara McInvaille

Comm. Ingrid McLeod

Comm. Lisa M. Micheli

Comm. Patrick M. Moriarty

 

 


 

 

Comm. Patricia J. Nelson

Comm. Pam Nogueira

Comm. Michelle L. Ressa

Judge Averil B. Rothrock

Judge Diana N. Ruff

Comm. Heather D. Shand

Comm. Jacqueline I. Stam

Judge Indu Thomas

Comm. Doris Walkins

Comm. Karen Watson

WAJCA Liaison:

Dennis Rabidou

Tribal Liaison:

 

AOC Contact:

Allison Lee Muller

Admin. Office of the Courts

PO Box 41170

Olympia, WA  98504-1170

allison.leemuller@courts.wa.gov

 

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Committee Co-Chairs –  Judge Alicia Burton &  Commissioner Jennie Laird

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