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 Sharonda D. Amamilo

Judge Rachelle Anderson

Judge Charnelle M. Bjelkengren

Judge Kristin Ferrera

Judge Jennifer A. Forbes



Judge Diana L. Kiesel

Commissioner Jennie Laird

Judge Cindy Larsen

Judge Judith H. Ramseyer

Judge Laura M. Riquelme

Judge Shelly K. Speir-Moss

WAJCA and AWSCA Liaison:

Dennis Rabidou

WAJCA Liaison:

Jack Murphy

Legislative Representatives:

Tom McBride

Intisar Surur

AOC Contact:

Crissy Anderson

Admin. Office of the Courts

PO Box 41170

Olympia, WA  98504-1170



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Committee Co-Chairs – Judge Sean O'Donnell & Judge Kitty-Ann van Doorninck