Judicial Ethics Committee

The Judicial Ethics Committee is charged with:

  • Maintain liaison with the Commission on Judicial Conduct.

  • Maintain liaison with Washington State Ethics Advisory Committee.

  • Review and recommend changes in Code of Judicial Conduct.

  • Educate members of the judiciary on the Code of Judicial Conduct.

  • Coordinate with Judicial Assistance program.

    • Prepare a program statement.

    • Assemble files of referral resources.

  • Submit written report, as appropriate, for Spring and Fall Conferences.

Committee Members:

Judge David S. Keenan

Comm. Nathan Kortokrax

Judge Chris Lanese

Judge Richard T. Okrent

Judge Charnelle M. Bjelkengren

Judge Alicia M. Burton

Judge David G. Estudillo

Judge Millie M. Judge

 

 

Judge Sally F. Olsen

Judge Nicole A. G. Phelps

Judge John R. Ruhl

Judge Matthew Williams

Judge Mary Sue Wilson

AOC Contact:

Shannon Hinchcliffe

Admin. Office of the Courts

PO Box 41170

Olympia, WA  98504-1170

360-357-2124

shannon.hinchcliffe@courts.wa.gov

Committee Chair – Judge Michael H. Evans & Judge Marshall L. Ferguson, Vice-Chair

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