top of page

Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee is charged with:

  • Draft proposed legislation as directed by the Board of Trustees.

  • Review proposed legislation to determine the SCJA position.

  • Represent the SCJA before the Legislature.

  • Maintain a liaison with members of the Legislature.

  • Maintain a liaison with the Governor’s office, state and local governmental entities, and the Washington State Bar Association concerning legislative matters.

  • Direct the activities of the Association’s Legislative Representative.

Committee Members:

Judge Alicia Burton

Judge Samuel S. Chung

Judge Jennifer A. Forbes

Judge Melissa A. Hemstreet

Judge Clarence Henderson



Judge Diana L. Kiesel

Commissioner Jennie Laird

Judge Kathryn C. Loring

Judge Laura M. Riquelme

Judge Stan J. Rumbaugh

Judge Shelly K. Speir-Moss


WAJCA and AWSCA Liaison:

Dennis Rabidou

WAJCA Liaison:

Jack Murphy

Legislative Representatives:

Tom McBride

Intisar Surur

AOC Contact:

Allison Lee Muller

Admin. Office of the Courts

PO Box 41170

Olympia, WA  98504-1170

Thanks! Message sent.

Committee Co-Chairs – Judge Rachelle Anderson & Judge Sean O'Donnell 

bottom of page